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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Conservation of the very special classical Greek Revival hall is a priority, and we see the addition of these new visitor facilities and new interpretation as essential to improve the experience of this special place for visitors.
The three-story, three-bay, red-brick rowhouse was constructed in the Greek Revival style with a rusticated brownstone basement, and retains Greek Revival fencing at the areaway.
Originally the manor house for a 10,000-acre sugar plantation, Madewood is one of the finest Greek Revival plantation houses in the South and was awarded National Historic Landmark status in 1983.
The other project receiving tax credit equity financing through the partnership is the renovation of a classic Greek Revival building in Gardner, MA.
For the record, the building was opened in 1837 and was designed in Greek Revival style by Clark Rampling.
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.
A Capital Problem: The Attic Order and the Greek Revival in America
Soon after, they sold their early 19th-century Greek Revival Home in Sag Harbor, which had been profiled by Martha Stewart, and headed south.
The George Steele-designed Greek Revival building has been a fixture on Huntsville's Courthouse Square since 1835.
He chose the stately Greek Revival style, popular through the mid-19th century.
Although no longer in use as a synagogue, the Greek Revival structure is the third-oldest standing synagogue building in the United States.