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Beaux-Arts Classicism 1893-1910

  • Massive public structures with articulated parts: central mass, wings, and terminal features; monumental flight of steps leading to front, defined by varying planes and re-entrant angles
  • Arched or linteled openings, recessed and set between columns or pilasters
  • Classical elements include coupled columns, entablature, balustrade
  • Figured sculptural, full-round or in relief in niches, pediments and capping rooftops