American Architectural History - Greek Revival


Greek Revival - Residential

Captain Littlefield House

Newport, RI

John Ladd, 1836

 
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The Captain Littlefield House is located at on Historic Hill in Newport, Rhode Island. It's neighbors are other Greek Revival structures, but have are done in a simpler tone. It is an especially exuberant version of the Greek Revival style, it exemplifies such characteristics as:

  • gable facing street with full pediment

  • large front porch columns, with an unusual Egyptian motif

    • this style is often seen both with and without front columns