Colonial Revival (1880 - 1930)

Defining Elements of the Colonial Revival Style:

  • Rectangular form, usually symmetrical façade.
  • One or two stories.
  • Hip, gable or gambrel roofs. Gambrel types are referred to as Dutch Colonial Revival.
  • Accentuated front door, often with a portico or pediment supported by pilasters.
  • Windows are usually multi-pane sashes commonly grouped in pairs. A single pane in the lower sash is common.
  • Porches and enclosed sunroom additions with columns or pilasters are common.

Examples of Colonial Revival Style Architecture in Greater Portland: