High-Style, Symmetrical, Eaves-Front Greek Revival Two-stories; usually three or five bays wide; center-bay entrance on eaves side Image courtesy of Elizabeth André Distinctive entry porch or portico supported by columns; side porch supported by columns Image courtesy of Elizabeth André Cornice returns or full pediment roof on the gable ends (a full pediment roof forms a triangle at the gable end, while cornice returns form only a partial triangle); a wide entablature beneath the eaves (the wide, white band below the eaves) Images courtesy of Elizabeth André Rectangular stone lintels atop the windows and doors; windows with 6-over-6 sashes; sidelights flanking the door Images courtesy of Elizabeth André Triangular, louvered light in the gable end Image courtesy of Elizabeth André Vernacular, Symmetrical, Eaves-Front Greek Revival 1 or 1/2 stories; same features as high-style Greek Revivals but smaller and simpler The porch and bay window seen in the images below are not original and do not reflect the Greek Revival style.Images courtesy of Elizabeth André Vernacular, Asymmetrical, Gable-Front Greek Revival Early examples are usually fairly small; 2 or 1 1/2 stories; cornice returns; side-hall entrance; 6-over-6 sash windows; and a triangular or semi-circular gable light; sidelights, pilasters, and entablature around the entrance Images courtesy of Elizabeth André Later examples are a bit larger; a full 2 stories; often have a peaked, louvered light in the gable end; often have a full pediment roof The porches on the following structures are not original and do not reflect the Greek Revival style.The book will be delivered to the Tisch Library circulation desk, within 2 to 5 days, and you will be notified via email on its arrival. The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public.
A number of details are commonly found on houses of this style, although not all houses exhibit every characteristic.
Sites with a free or basic membership are often a good place to start, but when you require more information about your friends, you may need to go with a fee based site.
The "pay for" sites are sometimes more accurate and up to date than free sites.
Each stack end is labeled with the first and last call number so all you have to do is figure out if your call number falls between them!
Once you get the idea you won't need a floor plan to find your books.