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Architectural styles…. Identifying American Architecture 1780-2000. Typified by A low pitched roof Smooth façade Large windows Elliptical fan lights Geometric forms Bowed or bay windows Ornamental elements Lintel type window heads Shutters Columns. Federal 1780-1820. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Architectural stylesIdentifying American Architecture1780-2000

  • Federal 1780-1820Typified by A low pitched roofSmooth faadeLarge windowsElliptical fan lights Geometric formsBowed or bay windowsOrnamental elementsLintel type window headsShuttersColumns

  • Boston: Harrison Gray Otis house:Charles Bullfinch 1802

  • Louisburg square, boston

  • Decatur House, Washington, D.C.

  • Mother Elizabeth Seton Shrine, NYC

  • Row houses, WashingtonSquare North

  • CLASSICAL REVIVALGreek Revival 1820-1860Adaptation of the classical Greek temple frontUses one of the three Greek ordersFull entablature & pedimentRoman Classicism 1790-1830Often one story Roman temple formBuilt on a podium or platformColumned portico with pedimentArchs or arched window openings

  • Federal Hall, NYCGreek Revival style

  • Doric orderpedimentFrieze with triglyphs and metopes

  • Ionic columns

  • Corinthian columnsFederal court house, NYCTemple to Olympian Zeus, Athens

  • Custis-Lee Mansion, Arlington National Cemetary

  • Thomas Jeffersons Monticello

  • Rotunda, UVA