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Queen Anne 1876-1900

  • Picturesque, asymmetrical plan and massing with steep roof lines, projecting gables and dormers, engaged turrets, modeled chimneys, verandas, bays and balconies
  • Variety of wall textures, materials, design, detail and ornament
  • Hybrid ornamentation: sunflowers and foliage motifs, Eastlakian strap-work, Elizabethan half-timbering, debased classical detail
  • Haphazard fenestration, windows with top sash having various sized panes, stained glass