neoclassical house
Photo: Luis Alvarez
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Dates: 1895 to 1950
Features: Full-height porch with massive columns, Corinthian or Composite capitals, and large pediment; symmetrical facade.

The World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 featured a classical theme, sparking a renewed interest in Greek and Roman architecture. The style is closely related to Colonial Revival, as both look back on a time in American architecture when classical forms dominated.
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