Things That Inspire: Painted brick houses Architect Stan Dixon’s award winning renovation of a ranch home is painted brick.

This exquisite exterior looks out on the Long Island Sound. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Tria Giovan / Design: Ken Gemes

This exquisite exterior looks out on the Long Island Sound. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Tria Giovan / Design: Ken Gemes

Georgian - Rooted in classical architecture this style is common in the eastern US.  Note the formal fenestration and its proportions along with the placement of the dormered attic windows.  Prominent brick chimneys contribute significantly to the definition of its character.

Georgian - Rooted in classical architecture this style is common in the eastern US. Note the formal fenestration and its proportions along with the placement of the dormered attic windows. Prominent brick chimneys contribute significantly to the definition of its character.

Dakkapellen – les lucarnes Het is zo verleidelijk: je hebt een enorme zolder, de vroegere hooizolder, waar je prima woonruimtes van zou kunnen maken. Als er maar een beetje licht was. En ja, ook meer staruimte. Dus een of meerdere … lees verder...

Dakkapellen – les lucarnes Het is zo verleidelijk: je hebt een enorme zolder, de vroegere hooizolder, waar je prima woonruimtes van zou kunnen maken. Als er maar een beetje licht was. En ja, ook meer staruimte. Dus een of meerdere … lees verder...

The Edward Harden Mansion, also known as Broad Oaks, is a historic home located on North Broadway (U.S. Route 9) in Sleepy Hollow, New York, United States, on the boundary between it and neighboring Tarrytown. It is a brick building in the Georgian Revival style designed by Hunt & Hunt in the early 20th century, one of the few mansions left of many that lined Broadway in the era it was built. Also on the property is a wood frame carriage house that predates it slightly.

The Edward Harden Mansion, also known as Broad Oaks, is a historic home located on North Broadway (U.S. Route 9) in Sleepy Hollow, New York, United States, on the boundary between it and neighboring Tarrytown. It is a brick building in the Georgian Revival style designed by Hunt & Hunt in the early 20th century, one of the few mansions left of many that lined Broadway in the era it was built. Also on the property is a wood frame carriage house that predates it slightly.

Neoclassical Entry        The Neoclassical style reflects the prevailing tastes for classical forms in the first decades of the 20th century. It is based primarily on the Greek and Roman architecture orders. The style is characterized by symmetrical facades, large, pedimented porticos, and Roman columns.        The facade of a Neoclassical home is often dominated by a full-height porch with a roof supported by classical columns, as seen on this home.

Incorporating Period Architecture: Exteriors

Neoclassical Entry The Neoclassical style reflects the prevailing tastes for classical forms in the first decades of the 20th century. It is based primarily on the Greek and Roman architecture orders. The style is characterized by symmetrical facades, large, pedimented porticos, and Roman columns. The facade of a Neoclassical home is often dominated by a full-height porch with a roof supported by classical columns, as seen on this home.

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