Greek Revival


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Greek Revival

n.
An architectural style imitating elements of ancient Greek temple design, popular in the United States and Europe in the first half of the 1800s.

Greek Revival

n
(Architecture) (modifier) denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Western Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, based upon ancient Greek classical examples
Greek Revivalism n
Greek Revivalist adj, n

Greek′ Reviv′al


n.
a style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevalent in the first half of the 19th century, characterized by imitation of ancient Greek designs and ornamented motifs.
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From urban lofts to Greek Revival farmhouses in the country, to Colonials in the suburbs, the series is accepting proposals for all housing types, styles and neighborhoods.
The Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District contains "the city's largest concentration of row houses in the Federal style, as well as a significant concentration of Greek Revival houses.
CORRUPT Greek governments have deceived one and all Bringing about this tragic downfall Deceiving the euro and their own nation The government brought on this panic station The banks have no money and the public no pride The Greek revival will be a long hard ride Facing austerity for many more years Poor Greek folk tell you as they fight back the tears Pocket money for the kids does not now exist And is a long way down the survival list The Greek government have let the nation down They should be tarred and feathered and run out of town Sooner or later we hope all is resolved And with less austerity being involved.
One of the most important and prominent Greek Revival structures in Worcester, this house has always commanded the attention of passers-by.
Soon after, they sold their early 19th-century Greek Revival Home in Sag Harbor, which had been profiled by Martha Stewart, and headed south.
Designed by Chester- based architect Thomas Harrison, the listed Grade I entrance to Chester Castle is considered to be one of the best examples of Greek Revival Architecture in the country.
The George Steele-designed Greek Revival building has been a fixture on Huntsville's Courthouse Square since 1835.
Although no longer in use as a synagogue, the Greek Revival structure is the third-oldest standing synagogue building in the United States.
The Lakeport Plantation house is Arkansas' grandest remaining example of antebellum Greek Revival architecture," says the blog, written by Lee Price, director of development at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia.
The Sanctuary is one of the few surviving examples of turn of the century Greek Revival architecture and is one of the many buildings that AIA, Buckhorn and City Council members invested efforts into renovating.
Richard sheds a great deal of light on the importance of the Greek revival to Southern culture, especially and unfortunately the slavocracy.
Built in 1827 by John Foster, the Oratory is the former chapel of St James' Cemetery and an example of the Greek Revival style.