Tudor Revival Influences, Compton Heights

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Half timber construction, of fachwerk in German, is bundled under my tag “Tudor Revival,” which is really a style of architecture that dates to the transition from Gothic to Renaissance style in England.

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It appears throughout St. Louis, often mixed with other revival styles at the turn of the Twentieth Century, as these examples show.

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These next houses drive me crazy trying to give a name to their style. I feel like they show the influence of the Tudor style, but also more pure Italian Renaissance. That perhaps is the beauty of St. Louis architecture.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Thomas Maher-Kirkwood says:

    To me, porte-cochres are always the mark of impressive and grand houses; I am always awed by those.

  2. ben says:

    Wouldn’t you call the stone houses Richardsonian Romanesque?

    1. Chris Naffziger says:

      Ooh, I like that, possibly.

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