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#7

Because of the diversity of immigrants during the colonial period, there is no one defining characteristic of American Colonial architecture. Either built with brick, painted yellow, or with wooden clapboards, this sub-style is known for having a centered front door, embellished moldings, and multi-pane windows.

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  • Virginian

  • Georgian

  • Carolinian

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#8

This American home is inspired by English thatched cottages. Their steep roofs and large chimneys are meant to keep the home warm during harsh winters. What’s it called?

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  • Cape Cod

  • Bretton Wood

  • Allagash

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#9

Influenced by ancient Egypt, early Hollywood, and Miami, this style has flat structures with bright pastel colors.

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  • Chateau nouveau

  • Golden Hollywood

  • Art deco

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#10

Housing multiple family units, this style also known as the“row house"is a practical style in urban and suburban settings. This type of home usually has two stories and side hallways.

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  • Boston proper

  • Multiplex

  • Townhouse

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#11

This style was popular among the English-speaking world during most of the 19th century. Known for its asymmetrical profile, large porches, and intricate trimmings, these homes are all about flare. Regional sub-styles can include bright, pastel colors.

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  • Victorian

  • Edwardian

  • Elizabethan

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#12

These dwellings have been around since the Middle Ages and were inhabited by European peasant farmers. This small home typically has a brick walkway and flowers.

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  • Farm house

  • French Provincial

  • Cottage

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