Greek (as opposed to Roman) classical architecture began to influence Western architects in the 1780s. The movement to revive the pure Greek style (see Classical) culminated in the 1820s and 1830s.
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Destrehan Planation in Destrehan, Louisiana
A plantation house built in 1787 in French Colonial style and remodeled to Greek Revival in 1840. Photograph, history and visitor information from the River Road Historical Society.
First Congregational Church, Orwell, Vermont
Photographs, 19th-century painting and history of this fine example of the Greek Revival style, built in 1842 by Frederick Bostwick and Fobes. Hosted by the University of Vermont.
Greek Revival Architecture in America
Photos and information from the Digital Archive and American Architecture.
Hammerwood Park, Sussex, UK
The Greek Revival house was built in 1792 to the designs of Benjamin Latrobe. Scholarly history by Michael Trinder and a virtual guided tour.
Union Library of Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Historic Hatboro gives a history and photograph of this Greek Revival building, completed in 1850.
A fine Greek Revival country home in Queenston, Ontario, Canada, now the Willowback School of the Restoration Arts. Includes an illustrated history, and information on events.
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