Category : Classic Architectural Styles of Los Angeles

American Craftsman: The Evolution of the Modern House

American Craftsman: The Evolution of the Modern House

Craftsman style homes were part of the larger Arts & Crafts design movement of the second half of the 19th Century. The movement originated in...

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Mid-Century Modern

Mid-Century Modern

The mid-century modern house is extremely well-suited to the very temperate climate here in southern California — flat roofs, walls of glass, and...

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Colonial Revival Styles

Colonial Revival Styles

All Colonial or Georgian style houses are based on the domestic architecture of the 18th Century. The widespread revival of these homes happened in...

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French Provincial

French Provincial

French provincial homes take their design cues from the country manors of the nobility beginning in the 1600’s. They are generally balanced and...

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Mediterranean

Mediterranean

The Mediterranean style of architecture, appropriate for the southern California climate, has always been the most popular of all historical revival...

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French Norman

French Norman

The French Norman style draws it’s inspiration from rural vernacular architectural forms of medieval Europe. As the name implies, the style borrows...

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Tudor-Cotswold-Jacobean Revival

Tudor-Cotswold-Jacobean Revival

Tudor revival architecture was probably the most popular of all period revival styles across the United States during the “Roaring 20s”....

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Italian Renaissance

Italian Renaissance

Italian Renaissance Revival was, and is, very popular in Los Angeles. Often this style is erroneously labled , “Spanish” or “Mediterranean”...

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Hollywood Regency

Hollywood Regency

This is indeed a true Los Angeles style, devised in the early 1930s, and flourishing and evolving through the 1960s. As an architectural style (as...

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