Architecture

Architecture Styles – Dutch Colonial Revival

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Dutch Colonial Revival is a subtype of Colonial Revival. Between 1880-1910, a small number of Colonial Revival structures were being built. However, beginning in 1910-1930, it became a dominant architecture style. The Dutch Colonial architecture style derived from American settlers hailing from the Netherlands. It was popular from the 1600s until the 1800s. The most […]

Architecture

Architecture Styles – Gothic

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This blog will cover two styles of gothic architecture: Gothic Revival and Collegiate Gothic.   Gothic Revival began in England in the mid-1700s when wealthy landowners began styling their country houses after medieval structures. The style was popularized in America by architects Alexander Jackson Davis and Andrew Jackson Downing, in their house plans and patterns […]

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Architecture Styles – Queen Anne

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Architecture is an ever-changing field, filled with many different styles. Cañon City has examples of a variety of architecture styles, especially since the turn of the 20th century. One such style is Queen Anne, popularized in the mid to late 1800s by English architects, especially Richard Norman Shaw. The style seems to have first appeared […]