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Wonderful Italianate Style House

This wonderful Italianate style house is in excellent condition.

Popularized by house plan books and it’s use by Queen Victorian for her summer home Osborne House, the Italianate style got a toehold before the Civil War and took off after the war, with examples of the style appearing in all parts of the United States. This house has many character-defining features of the style, including the bracketed eaves, segmental arched windows, window hoods, square porch columns, and flush board (or match board) siding on the fa├žade. The modern fiberglass replacement door and sidelights are unfortunate.

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Italianate is one of 25 styles and types described and illustrated with hundreds of color photos in Chapter 2 of Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners.

The 720 page award-winning and best selling hardcover book is available in bookstores and from online retailers (it is currently 22% off on Amazon! http://ow.ly/N7ba50y4PSL).

Signed and personalized copies are available directly from the author in the shop on this page, click here: https://yourhistorichouse.com/shop/.

Your local bookstore can order copies from W.W. Norton.

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