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Normandy

1120-1270
Round Tower
Conical Shaped Roof over Tower
High Ridgelines
Dormers
Half Timbering

Tudor

1485 - 1603
2-3 Stories
Timber frame shown on exterior, (often) hip roof
Walls white, Gable dormers

Cape Cod

1600's-1950's
1 1/2 stories
Symmetrical front
Gable roof, gable dormers

Garrison

1676-Present day
Second story over hang
Pineapple and acorn ornamentations
Windows on second floor typically smaller than first floor

Dutch Colonial

1625-1850's
1 1/2 to 2 Stories
Gambrel roof with flared eaves
Symmetrical
Shed hipped or gable dormers

Georgian

1690s-1830
Square symmetrical shape
Simple exterior lines
Large paired chimneys

French

1700's-Present day
2-3 stories
Hippped Roofs
Impressionable front entrances

Federal

1780-1840
2-3 Stories
Low pitched or flat roof with balustrade
Sqaure or rectangular box
Symmetrical

Greek Revival

1825-1860
Pendimented Gable
Large columns
Front door not centered but off to side

Italianate

1840-1885
Tall appearance, with 2, 3, or 4 stories
Low pitched or Flat roof
Balanced, symmetrical rectangular shape
Wide, overhanging eaves with brackets and cornices

Victorian

1837-1901
2-3 Floors
Gable Roof, Varying exterior colors
Arches & Pediments

Queen Anne

1880-1910
Steep Pitched Roof
Tower in Front
2-4 Stories
Lots of Ornamentation

English

1890-1940
2 to 2 1/2 sotries
Half timbering
Steep roof lines with intersecting gables
Casement windows

Prairie

1900-1920
Wide overhanging eaves
Central chimney
Low pitched hip roofs
Low horizontal lines

Farmhouse

1900's-Present
2 stories
1 story wrap-around porch
Gables face in several directions
Shingled or tin roofing

Bungalow

1905-1930
One to two stories
Low-pitched gable roof
Small porch

Arts and Crafts

1905-1930
One to two stories
Wood or stone siding
Exposed roof rafters and gable roofs with large overhang

Art Deco

1925-1940
Two to three stories
Little ornamentation
Rounded edges and large windows

Contemporary

1920-today
1-2 stories
odd, irregular shaped
lack of ornamentation

Ranch

1950-1980
Large Overhang
Single Floor
Minimal Ornamentation
Hipped or Gabld Roof

Split Level

1955 - 1975
2-3 Stories
Built on sloped site
Garage underneath or attached horizontally to main floor

Counter culture

1960-today
1-2 stories
energy effecient
features change

Cubic

1995-today
2 stories
basic geometric shapes
modern and unique materials

International

1930-1950
1-2 stories
Flat Roofs
Smooth Facades
No Ornamentation

Modern

1920-1960
2 Stories
Little or no ornamentation
Factory-made parts
Man-made materials such as metal and concrete

Neo-Electic

1965-Present
2 Stories
Constructed in the 1960s or later
Historic styles imitated using modern materials like vinyl or imitation stone
Details from several historic styles combined

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