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  1. Prairie Style
    Low-pitched roof
    Overhanging eaves
    Horizontal lines
    Open floor plan
    Clerestory windows
    Introduced by Frank Lloyd Wright

          

  2. Ranch
    Single story
    Low pitched gable roof
    Deep-set eaves
    Horizontal, rambling layout: Long, narrow, and low to the ground
    Rectangular, L-shaped, or U-shaped design
    Large windows: double-hung, sliding, and picture
    Sliding glass doors leading out to patio
    Attached garage
    Simple floor plans
    Emphasis on openness (few interior walls) and efficient use of space
    Built from natural materials: Oak floors, wood or brick exterior
    Lack decorative detailing, aside from decorative shutters

          

  3. Contemporary
    Story-and-a-half house
    Gabled ends
    Symmetrical façade
    Shingles or wide clapboard exterior
    Steep roof
    Little or no eave overhang
    Central chimney
    Multipaned windows
    Functional shutters
    Simple design
    Little or no decorative exterior trim
    Dormers

          

  4. Southern Colonial
    Steeply pitched roof of irregular shape, usually with dominant front-facing gable
    Textured shingles (and/or other devices) to avoid smooth-walled appearance
    Partial or full-width asymmetrical porch, usually one story high and extended along one or both side walls
    Asymmetrical facade

          

  5. Craftsman
    Story-and-a-half house
    Gabled ends
    Symmetrical façade
    Shingles or wide clapboard exterior
    Steep roof
    Little or no eave overhang
    Central chimney
    Multipaned windows
    Functional shutters
    Simple design
    Little or no decorative exterior trim
    Dormers

          

  6. Spanish
    Asymmetrical
    Low-pitched flat, gable, or hip roof, typically with no overhang
    Tile roof
    Half round arches, doors, and windows
    Stucco over adobe brick, or adobe brick exterior walls
    Plaster interior walls
    Ornate tile, wrought iron, and wood work

          

  7. Victorian
    Steeply pitched roof of irregular shape, usually with dominant front-facing gable
    Textured shingles (and/or other devices) to avoid smooth-walled appearance
    Partial or full-width asymmetrical porch, usually one story high and extended along one or both side walls
    Asymmetrical facade

          

  8. Cape Cod
    Single story
    Low pitched gable roof
    Deep-set eaves
    Horizontal, rambling layout: Long, narrow, and low to the ground
    Rectangular, L-shaped, or U-shaped design
    Large windows: double-hung, sliding, and picture
    Sliding glass doors leading out to patio
    Attached garage
    Simple floor plans
    Emphasis on openness (few interior walls) and efficient use of space
    Built from natural materials: Oak floors, wood or brick exterior
    Lack decorative detailing, aside from decorative shutters