Inspired by Greek architecture and democracy, Greek revival homes feature a symmetrical, formal shape. Learn more about Greek architecture on HGTV.com.

Greek Revival Architecture

Inspired by Greek architecture and democracy, Greek revival homes feature a symmetrical, formal shape. Learn more about Greek architecture on HGTV.com.

Greek Revival Architecture, Treadwell Popkins house - Ann Arbor area

Greek Revival Architecture, Treadwell Popkins house - Ann Arbor area

Column Capitals- for kids who are stuck and want a challenge- try a candle holder that is a specific era of column.

Column Capitals- for kids who are stuck and want a challenge- try a candle holder that is a specific era of column.

1825 - 1860: Greek Revival House Style  Homes Inspired by the Classical Past  With details reminiscent of the Parthenon, stately, pillared Greek Revival homes reflect a passion for antiquity.  Greek Revival houses usually have these features:  Pedimented gable  Symmetrical shape  Heavy cornice  Wide, plain frieze  Bold, simple moldings  Many Greek Revival houses also have these features:  Entry porch with columns  Decorative pilasters  Narrow windows around front door

House Style Guide to the American Home

1825 - 1860: Greek Revival House Style Homes Inspired by the Classical Past With details reminiscent of the Parthenon, stately, pillared Greek Revival homes reflect a passion for antiquity. Greek Revival houses usually have these features: Pedimented gable Symmetrical shape Heavy cornice Wide, plain frieze Bold, simple moldings Many Greek Revival houses also have these features: Entry porch with columns Decorative pilasters Narrow windows around front door

Columns are the key to spotting Greek Revival architecture in New Orleans. From hulking buildings to private homes, the Greek style abounds around town.

NOLA History: Greek Revival Architecture

Columns are the key to spotting Greek Revival architecture in New Orleans. From hulking buildings to private homes, the Greek style abounds around town.

american greek revival architecture | One of the best examples of American Greek Revival architecture

american greek revival architecture | One of the best examples of American Greek Revival architecture

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