AMERICAN COLONIAL HOUSE: In Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas, a style called "Southern Colonial" is recognized, characterized by the hall and parlor and central-passage house types, which often had large chimneys projecting from the gable-ends of the house.
American colonial architecture includes several building design styles associated with the colonial period of the United States - Corwin House, Salem, MA circa 1660, First Period English (late-medieval).
The style was based on Italian architect Andrea Palladio's (1508-1580) interpretation of classical design principles, which were adapted by early English architects and published in pattern books for tradesmen.
American colonial architecture includes several building design styles associated with the colonial period of the United States, including First Period English (late-medieval), French Colonial, Spanish Colonial, Dutch Colonial and Georgian.These styles are associated with the houses, churches and government buildings of the period from about 1600 through the 19th century.
"A fireplace warms the space where a potbellied stove once stood in this Colonial living room. The green hue around the windows and mantel was inspired by trips to Williamsburg, Va." Photo credit: Keith Scott Morton.
How To Create A Georgian Colonial Home Interior Georgian Antique-Filled Rooms - Georgian Colonial homes were filled with high-quality antiquities. Queen Anne, Chippendale, Hepplewhite and Sheraton furniture styles were among the most popular. Furniture gleamed of well-polished wood and rooms were put together in a formal style where clutter was not common. Read more: