Late Victorian Styles

March 2004
American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p259
The article presents information on the influence of the late Victorian architectural styles on the design of 19th-century houses in the U.S. houses built in the 19th century are not always easy to categorize. Architectural styles were increasingly defined by the shapes of openings and decorative trim around windows, doors, and porches. Surviving examples of Victorian architecture are found mainly in the Northeast region of the U.S.


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