• Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Steeple

    Steeple. The architectural term steeple refers to the entire tower and spire as found on religious architecture. The steeple will rise above the roofline of the building and can vary in height. The tower is...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Gothic Revival

    Gothic Revival. Let’s travel a little farther back in time to discuss the wonderful architectural style of the Gothic Revival. This architectural style was common in the middle decades of the 19th century, featured on...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite: Gothic Revival, 1925 North Central Avenue

    **update**This was originally titled as French Gothic, but after Tim Jensen’s comment, we have reconfirmed with our resident Architectural Historian, Raina Regan that it is indeed a Gothic Revival. So, replacing French Gothic with the...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Bargeboard

    314 North Park Avenue in Lockerbie Square with Two Bargeboards on Main Roof Bargeboard. Bargeboard is the term used for the elaborately decorated, often carved, wood boards attached along the edges of a gabled roof....

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