• Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Corbelling

    Corbelling found on 431/433 Massachusetts Avenue Corbelling. Corbelling derives from the use of a corbel, defined as brick or stone projecting from a wall, intended as a structural support. Corbelling occurs upon the succession of...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Rose Window

    Rose Window on Union Station, 39 Jackson Place Editor’s Note: We  thank outgoing BL contributor Connie Zeigler for her prior contributions and  are pleased to welcome Raina Regan to our team of contributors. Check out a...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Scupper

    Scupper. A scupper is an opening in the wall of a building through which water drains.  Scuppers are most often found at the edge of the roof or within a parapet. The scupper in this...

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