The term is used here to refer to the revival of pure Classical architecture starting in late 17th-century France and early 18th-century England and spreading to the rest of Europe, North America and other European colonies, and continuing into the early 20th century. The early phase in England is also known as Palladianism.
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Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford
The only neo-classical Georgian cathedral in Ireland, designed by John Roberts (1714-1796). The official site includes a history and images, and a brief biography of its architect.
Edinburgh New Town
Article by Jane Boyd-Brent for About Scotland on the burst of Neo-Classical architecture in Edinburgh in the 18th century and its architects, including Robert Adam. Photographs and map.
Georgian Colonial Houses
About.com provides an illustrated introduction to the simplified Neo-Classical style favored by the well-to-do in 18th-century America.
Neoclassical Architecture c. 1780-1850
Descriptive information from the Digital Archive and American Architecture.
An illustrated history of this grand Classical building in Toronto, designed in 1860 and the focus for legal activity in Ontario. The Great Library is touted as the most beautiful room in Canada.
St George's Hall, Liverpool
Photographs and history from the BBC of this splendid Neo-Classical building, erected between 1842 and 1855 to the designs of Harvey Elmes and now a conference venue.
Wikipedia: Neoclassical Architecture
An illustrated history and description of the revival of classical styles in architecture from the 18th century onwards.
Wikipedia: Palladian Architecture
An illustrated history and description from the online collaborative encyclopedia of the style derived from the designs of the Italian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).
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