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We have compiled a list of traditional home styles that can be found in various parts of the world, but are also found in the Minneapolis- St. Paul area. What else speaks traditions like a cozy front porch and an American Flag?
The American Craftsman
- Origins date back the the late 19th century in Boston, MA
- Features include: Low pitched roof lines, deep overhanging eaves, exposed rafters, front porch beneath extension of main roof, tapered or square columns, and handcrafted stone or wood-work
- Notable architects include: David Owen Dryden, Frank Llyod Wright, Greene and Greene, and Herberg Hapgood
The Queen Anne
- Origins date back to the United Kingdom while the American Queen Anne dates to the mid 19th century.
- Features include: sash windows, local brick and stone, large wrap around porches, decorative trim, elaborate architectural elements, and patterned shingles
- Notable Architects: Sidney Stratton
The Tudor Revival
- Features include: half timbering, herringbone brickwork, mullioned windows, high chimneys, dormer windows
The Dutch Colonial
- American Origins date back to early 17th century in Pennsylvania
- Features include: gambrel roofs, flaring eaves, double hung windows, shutters, and a central double dutch door
- American origins date back to the late 18th century
- Features include: Symmetrical facade, double hung windows, paneled door with pilaster, and a pediment crown
The Second Empire
- American origins date back to mid 19th century
- Features include: Mansard rood with dormers set into it, patterned shingles and deep eaves with decorative brackets.