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Popular from 1880 to the early 1900’sPopular from 1880 to the early 1900 s,
Queen Anne style homes typically have
gable fr...
Colonial Revival homes have symmetrical
facades with accentuated front doors, often
with a columned portico. Windows frequ...
Si il h C l i l R i l i h iSimilar to the Colonial Revival with its
symmetrical façade and center door, the
Dutch Colonial...
American Foursquare homes are distinguished by theirAmerican Foursquare homes are distinguished by their
square, box shape...
Tudor Revival is known for its steeply pitchedTudor Revival is known for its steeply pitched
gables and decorative half ti...
Like Colonial Revival and Dutch Colonial,
C t l h t d t b t i lCape style houses tend to be very symmetrical
around a cent...
The Bungalow is one of the most common types of
hit t i A d B larchitecture in Ardmore. Bungalows are one or one-
and-one-...
C S l hiCottage Style architecture encompasses a range
of styles. Loosely, they are one-and-one-half
story homes that lack...
R h l h l i lRanch style houses are long, single story
homes that became popular in the 1950’s.
Clean lines, casual style,...
F h b i i f h i hb h dFrom the beginnings of the neighborhood,
Ardmore had a variety of housing types,
including duplex li...
Apartment houses, like duplexes, have always beenp , p , y
part of the Ardmore landscape. These three
apartment buildings ...
Wh lki dWhen walking around
admiring our wonderful
architecture, don’t forget
to look at what is under
your feet!
Frank L....
How do we want Ardmore to look in the future?
Preserving our past, and building for the needsese v g ou past, a d bu d g o...
Ardmore Architecture
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Ardmore Architecture

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This presentation provides an overview of the different architectural styles found in the Ardmore Historic District, a residential neighborhood located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Ardmore Architecture

  1. 1. Popular from 1880 to the early 1900’sPopular from 1880 to the early 1900 s, Queen Anne style homes typically have gable fronts, patterned shingles, and large one-story porches with turned posts and balusters.
  2. 2. Colonial Revival homes have symmetrical facades with accentuated front doors, often with a columned portico. Windows frequently have shutters, and one-story side porches are commoncommon.
  3. 3. Si il h C l i l R i l i h iSimilar to the Colonial Revival with its symmetrical façade and center door, the Dutch Colonial is distinguished by its gambrel style roofline.g y
  4. 4. American Foursquare homes are distinguished by theirAmerican Foursquare homes are distinguished by their square, box shape. Typically two or two-and-one-half stories tall, they feature a full one-story front porch, dormers on the main façade, and a low, hipped roof.
  5. 5. Tudor Revival is known for its steeply pitchedTudor Revival is known for its steeply pitched gables and decorative half timbering. It is very common for the entryway to have a projecting front gable with a roofline that comes almost to the ground.
  6. 6. Like Colonial Revival and Dutch Colonial, C t l h t d t b t i lCape style houses tend to be very symmetrical around a central front door. Steeply pitched roof lines may include gable front dormers. Traditional Capes include a central chimney, although some styles support a chimney only on one end.
  7. 7. The Bungalow is one of the most common types of hit t i A d B larchitecture in Ardmore. Bungalows are one or one- and-one-half story homes with deep porches that have tapered or square columns. Gable or shed roof dormers are frequently seen projecting from the roofline.
  8. 8. C S l hiCottage Style architecture encompasses a range of styles. Loosely, they are one-and-one-half story homes that lack front porches. Some have multiple front gables, and most have a prominentp g , p front chimney.
  9. 9. R h l h l i lRanch style houses are long, single story homes that became popular in the 1950’s. Clean lines, casual style, and single level living made them very popular choicesg y p p for post-war subdivisions.
  10. 10. F h b i i f h i hb h dFrom the beginnings of the neighborhood, Ardmore had a variety of housing types, including duplex living. Mostly, duplex housing mimicked the styles of theg y neighboring single family homes, with some eclectic exceptions!
  11. 11. Apartment houses, like duplexes, have always beenp , p , y part of the Ardmore landscape. These three apartment buildings are almost identical in construction. Do you know where they are?
  12. 12. Wh lki dWhen walking around admiring our wonderful architecture, don’t forget to look at what is under your feet! Frank L. Saunders Co. Contractors 1929 C.S. Lee 1922 C.M. Thomas 1929
  13. 13. How do we want Ardmore to look in the future? Preserving our past, and building for the needsese v g ou past, a d bu d g o t e eeds of tomorrow.

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