Federalist Style Home

Federal/Georgian Home Plans

The Federalist Style Home, which is ofNeoclassic style, is based on theAdamesque designs of combining features popular in England, France,and Rome.

The American Federal,first built in the New England area, was modeledafter the French architecture built during Napoleon's reign.

CommonFederalist features may include:

      Either a Low Pitched, or nearly Flat Roof.

      A very smooth Facade.

      Pediment over Front Entrance.

      Columns and Dentil Moldings.

      Deck with railing for ornamentation on top of Roof.

      Fanlights with Sidelights at Front Door

      Single, Double-Hung Windows adorned with Louvered Shutters.

      Central Hall Plan

      Room shapes were at times circular, octagonal, or oval.


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