developed in New England, the Shingle Style replaced Queen Anne
as the style of choice for houses, and was popular around the
turn-of-the-century. The most notable feature of the Shingle
Style is, as its name implies, the uniform covering of shingles
all over the house. Usually two or three stories in height,
Shingle homes often feature steep pitched or multi-planed roofs.
In many instances the windows are grouped in twos or threes.
Early Frank Lloyd Wright designs utilized this style, and houses
located on South George Street south of the downtown feature
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