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Second Empire Architecture in Ontario by Shannon Kyles
How one novice homeowner renovated a wreck with crumbling walls, moldy floors, and pigeon nests, relying on lots of help from her dear old dad. | Photo: Jason Varney | thisoldhouse.com
How much do you know about Second Empire architecture? It's a unique style in the mid 1800s that gave us some of the most memorable houses.
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Little House, Kennebunk, ME, 1875, Second Empire - George Little was a Kennebunk native who made his fortune as a wholesale supplier of beef & grain in Indiana. Upon retirement he returned to Kennebunk & built this house. Why he chose to build a house as narrow as an urban row house when he had all the room of a country estate to build on is unknown. The house is still a private residence
Ashley Anderson saved to Houses
These 10 Midwestern cities offer some of the best architectural gems in the U.S., including work by Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry, and Eero Saarinen.
Condé Nast Traveler saved to Beautiful Buildings
Victorian house, Second Empire (1855-1885). Roof shapes, dormers and window surrounds, cornices, and elaborations.
A look at the origins and history of the mansard roof in Second Empire style houses and historical buildings.
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Susan Licause saved to Victorian houses