ItalianateItalianate Victorian homes were considered a blend of formal and classical styles, and were often inspired by country villas from the Old World. These homes were built in rectangular sections to imitate the look of Italian-style villas. The arches of traditional Roman architecture were
be an Italianate Victorian like this one. Because of all of the ornate detailing, houses like this one are often referred to as wedding-cake houses.
into an Italian villa worthy of the shores of Lake Como. Structural modifications allowed floors and ceilings to be raised, and plan modifications were made to provide vistas with views from room to room and improve the circulation.
Modern conveniences were also added to the house, including an underground
Italianate. This house has long, narrow arched windows, and a large overhanging roof. Its boxy and has decorative brackets.
Italianate: At the bottom of the house, we have narrow, arched windows that are then covered by brackets and a wide over-hanging rood this a red-tile style roof.
Victorian, Italianate and Arts and Craft architecture, large and small, as well as warehouses and other industrial structures. A recent development in the former Mead paper plant has completely transformed the energy of the neighborhood with apartments, townhouses, single-family homes, shops, salons and great