Colonial House (Style Spotlight)

colonial house style spotlight
colonial house style spotlight

By Bud Dietrich, AIA

From sea to shining sea, America's most enduring home style remains the New England Colonial. It conjures up images of small-town America, the village green, Fourth of July parades and that independent spirit that defines the American character. Even as other styles gain in popularity, this distinctive design continues to be a perennial favorite.

Read on to learn about the elements of Colonial-style architecture, both in historic homes and today's interpretations.

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