The Early Classical Revival

March 2004
American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p219
The article presents an overview of American architecture during 18th century-19th century. The mix of external and colonial influences led to America's first national architectural expression which is also known as the Early Classical Revival period. In the 18th century, Georgian houses and table manners had helped contribute to the distinction between a prosperous elite and those aspiring to prosperity. Federal-Adamesque architecture was used for churches and institutional buildings.


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