Architecture / Style / Italian Renaissance

Chronology

  • 1890-1935 (McAlester)

Description

An architectural style characterized by: stone construction, low-pitched hip (or sometimes flat) roof with widely overhanging eaves supported by decorative brackets, ceramic tiled roof, round arches incorporated into doors and first story windows, and the frequent use of porticos or columned recessed entryways.

Variations

Glossary

Sources Cited

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