Greek revival row homes in Beacon Hill, Boston.

Row House Architectural Guide: Greek Revival

Type of Row House Architecture: Greek Revival

Years Popular: 1825-1860

Typical Characteristics:

  • Promanant and ornate cornices
  • Flat roof
  • Symmetrical façade, though entry is often to one side
  • Windows typically six over six double-hung sash
  • Entry or porches with prominent square or rounded columns
  • Stories are taller than earlier homes
  • Narrow windows around front door

Architects:

  • Alexander Jackson Davis
  • Minard Lafever
  • Robert Mills
  • Alexander Parris
  • Ammi Young

Examples of Greek Revival Row Houses:

Transitional, Federal to Greek Revival, row homes in Queen Village.

Row homes in Queen Village.

Greek revival row house in Philadelphia.

Greek revival row house in Philadelphia.

Greek Revival row homes in Philadelphia.
Greek Revival row homes in Philadelphia.

Greek Revival row homes on Portico Row in Philadelphia.

Greek Revival row homes in Philadelphia.

Greek Revival row homes in Philadelphia.

Greek Revival row homes in Philadelphia.

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