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.
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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
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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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Designed in a Greek revival style, it was built with local Dundee brick by Edwin Reeves and Joshua Wilbur.
This was destroyed by fire 40 years later and was rebuilt in the Greek revival style.
The priciest home sold in July was a 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath renovated Greek Revival at 3031 Coliseum St.
The single-family row houses and historic storefronts dating from the 1850s to the 1870s were mostly designed in the Greek Revival and Italianate styles.
"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.
With the help of architect Tim Taylor, they added a pool and pavilion in keeping with the design of the Natchez Antebellum Greek revival feel of the home.
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.