becca. just a girl in her early twenties trying to figure out her way in life. lover of languages, traveling, music, reading, lavender, the smell of lilacs in early june, family & friends. here are my thoughts and things that inspire me.
Not all mansard houses were spread out; many were designed to fit narrow lots while keeping their hallmark rooflines and towers. This 1870s house in Rhinebeck, New York, has traditional Second Empire features, with distinctive window ornaments and lintels.