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26 Popular Architectural Home Styles

From log house mansions to Mediterranean abodes, learn about the most popular home styles, their history and the key elements of each style.

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Neoclassical

With formal proportions and classic beauty, the Neoclassical style reflects architecture of Greece and Rome. In the early 20th century, government buildings and universities used the Neoclassical concept in their design. Homes built in this style clearly exude wealth. Symmetry, tall columns, elaborate doorways and evenly spaced windows are all key elements of the style. The most famous example is Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Virginia.

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