Classical Revival (1895-1950)

Defining Elements of the Classical Revival Style:

  • Rectangular form, usually symmetrical facade
  • Two or more stories
  • Gable or low pitched hip roof
  • Accentuated front door, often with a portico or rounded fanlight and pilasters
  • Details influenced by the Greek Revival style and Greek Temple form

Examples of Classical Revival style in Greater Portland:

  • City Hall, Congress Street, Portland
  • Nathan Clifford School, Portland
  • Cumberland County District Courthouse, Portland
  • West Mansion, Portland