What style of house is this?

wwarren14March 14, 2011

My wife and I are looking at a house, and I was curious as to what architectural style people seem to think it is. It was built in 1920, and we have (with our obscenely limited architectural knowledge) decided it is a Dutch Colonial Revival. However, there are parts of it that aren't at all consistent with that style and are more bungalow-esque.

So I would like to know what everyone thinks about this, or if anyone has any suggestions of where I can better find out what it is.

Thanks in advance!

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    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 6:47PM
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It has the massing and _piano nobile_ siting more akin to Shingle style. I don't see an actual gambrel rood there, just a clipped gable and a wide shed dormer.
Dutch colonials do not usually have such porches, either.
I would like to see clearer pics, but I would say Classical revival/late Victorian/shingle.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 7:49PM
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it isn't so far off from a crafstman bungalow because of the dormer over the porch - BUT, the rounded porch columns, the height (2 1/2+ stories), the flat dormer, and the (half?) gambrel roof show strong shingle (particularly the size) and dutch colonial (columns, flat dormer) influences IMO. around 1920 crafstman bungalow and colonial styles were being built, so this type of combo makes sense. i'm wondering what kind of houses are in the rest of the neighborhood.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2011 at 8:41AM
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Thanks for your responses. I will provide clearer pictures when I can snap a few in my off time.

The rest of the neighborhood is predominately Colonial and Tudor. There are also a couple of Georgians and Bungalows and there is also one true dutch colonial.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2011 at 8:56AM
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