The Early Classical Revival
- The Mid-Atlantic Hearth and the Upland South. // American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p55
The article presents information on how the mid-Atlantic residential architecture was influenced by the arrival of a few Swedish, Finnish, and Dutch settlers in the 1630s. The essential materials of 18th-century mid-Atlantic residential architecture were logs, brick, and stone. It is stated that...
- The French Mississippi Hearth. // American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p163
The article presents information on how the French settlement along the Gulf coast and the Mississippi River influenced the architectural designs in the U.S. during the 18th century. In Louisiana, new settlers built the primitive huts and cabins common to all new settlements. Early construction...
- SUBURBAN HOUSES / 1917-1942. // Old House Journal;Oct2013, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p22
The article reports that American suburban houses built during 1917-1942 reflected the Tudor and colonial styles. In the time between the two great wars, Victoriana and the Arts & Crafts movement gave way to a Colonial Revival. The heyday of the Craftsman bungalow was over by the end of the...
- Dutch Colonial houses. Massey, James C.; Maxwell, Shirley // Old House Journal;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on Dutch Colonial houses. Physical description; Development of Dutch Colonial architecture during the mid-18th century; Materials used. INSET: Mistaken identity: The Dutch Colonial revival..
- Rethinking history: A Williamsburg Renovation. Lanier, Katherine Parker // Classic American Homes;Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p52
Describes how the Peyton Randolph House at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Historical background of the house; Interior design features of the house; Description of some of the modern techniques in determining the true color of the interior's original paint. INSET: The renovation of the...
- From Williamsburg to Middleburg. Sertl, William // Classic American Homes;Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p88
Describes the Tidewater Colonial-style house in Middleburg, Virginia. Chinese Chippendale-style railings; Interior design features; Color painting patterns.
- Details that count. // Classic American Homes;Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p92
Describes the architectural details in the 18th-century Colonial-style house in Middleburg, Virginia. Includes the interior paint finish; Old-fashioned window locks; Handmade reproductions of rim locks and doorknobs.
- An expansion ages a 1970s home. Keegan, Tracy A. // Classic American Homes;Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p94
Describes the expansions made to a 1970s Colonial house in Potomac, Maryland. Description of the remodeled first-floor plan; Interior design features; Use of traditional materials to achieve a farmhouse look.
- The Colonial Houses. Wamsley, James S. // Architectural Digest;Jun2001, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p248
Provides information on the colonial houses in Williamsburg, Virginia. Wren Building of the College of William and Mary; Lightfoot House; David Morton House.