Dutch Colonial Revival

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Whereas the Colonial Revival Style is typically viewed to encompass the English-inspired Georgian and Federal Styles, Dutch Colonial Revival is based upon early Dutch Colonial, in turn based upon the styles of the Netherlands.  Characteristics include stepped dormers, wide overhanging eaves above porch, gambrel roof, and end chimneys.  In York, the stepped dormers were very popular, as was brick of a golden color.  There are several examples east of Continental Square.

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1991, 2002 by Scott D. Butcher


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