Greek Revival Style

  • Overlooking Seneca Lake in Geneva, N.Y., Rose Hill Mansion is considered a fine example of Greek Revival architecture.

    Overlooking Seneca Lake in Geneva, N.Y., Rose Hill Mansion is considered a fine example of Greek Revival architecture. The home was built in 1839 and features many classic features of Greek…   See the Image

  • 1854: Greek Revival

    Published 02/22/13 in Houses
    1854: Greek Revival

    Located between the cities of Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Greensboro, N.C., lies the historical town of Salisbury. In the heart of the West Square Historic District of Salisbury sits the famed…   See the Image

  • The horizontal transom sits over the front door, instead of a fanlight like the earlier Federal period homes.

    The horizontal transom sits over the front door, instead of a fanlight like the earlier Federal period homes.   See the Image

  • Standing tall and grand, this Greek Revival home displays all the key elements of the classic architectural style.

    Standing tall and grand, this Greek Revival home displays all the key elements of the classic architectural style. With its tall columns and pediments, painted plaster exterior on the front,…   See the Image

  • Embellishments are quintessential to the Greek Revival architectural style.

    Embellishments are quintessential to the Greek Revival architectural style. Expensive homes might add more detail, like framed dormer windows on the second story, with pilasters and pediments.…   See the Image

  • The ancient Greek temple model, with its row of tall columns and pediments, includes two of the most obvious characteristics of this style of historic home design.

    The ancient Greek temple model, with its row of tall columns and pediments, includes two of the most obvious characteristics of this style of historic home design. Bold but simple moldings,…   See the Image

  • Arlington House, the home of Robert E. Lee and his family for 30 years, located in Arlington, Va., was designed by English architect George Hadfield.

    Arlington House, the home of Robert E. Lee and his family for 30 years, located in Arlington, Va., was designed by English architect George Hadfield. The home was one of the earliest Greek…   See the Image

  • Known as "Queen of the Tennessee Plantations," Belle Meade Plantation is a 30-acre historic site located near Nashville, Tenn., the centerpiece of which is the Greek Revival-style Belle Meade Mansion.

    Known as "Queen of the Tennessee Plantations," Belle Meade Plantation is a 30-acre historic site located near Nashville, Tenn., the centerpiece of which is the Greek Revival-style Belle…   See the Image

  • The Campbell-Jordan House, a stately Greek Revival mansion located in Washington, Ga., was originally built as a Federal-style home in 1787.

    The Campbell-Jordan House, a stately Greek Revival mansion located in Washington, Ga., was originally built as a Federal-style home in 1787. The mansion received a Greek Revival-style facelift in…   See the Image

  • Rosegate

    Published 02/19/13 in Houses
    Rosegate

    Home to author Anne Rice from 1989 to 2004, this Garden District residence was the inspiration for Mayfair Manor, the setting Rice's 1990 novel The Witching Hour. Many of the Greek Revival-style…   See the Image