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Transitional (circa 1880-1920)
- Simple box shape;
- Two-and-a-half stories;
- Low-pitched hipped or pyramidal roof with wide eaves;
- Large central dormer;
- Full-width porch with wide stairs; Brick, stone, stucco, concrete block, or wood siding; and,
- Large single light windows in front, otherwise double-hung wood windows.
- Asymmetrical façade;
- Irregular, steeply-pitched roof (often with intersecting cross-gables);
- Wood shingle roof and wall cladding (most original wood shingle roofs have been replaced with composition shingles);
- Eaves on different levels;
- Irregular plan (typical); and,
- Porches (typical).
- One or two stories in height;
- Modest size;
- Pyramidal or hipped roof;
- Rectangular plan (typical);
- Full-width or partial-width, off-center porch under the principal roof;
- Classical columns or delicate turned spindle work porch support;
- Rectangular windows with wide casings;
- Squat dormer with a hipped roof; and,
- Horizontal wood siding.
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