Settling along the Hudson River, Dutch Colonists built brick and stone homes that resembled those found in the Netherlands.
Settlers in the Spanish territories of North America built simple, low homes made using rocks, adobe brick, coquina, or stucco. Learn more about Spanish Colonial styles in our Picture Dictionary of house styles.
Picture of a house in the Richardsonian Romanesque style.
During the Depression, narrow shotgun houses became popular in many southern towns. Learn how to recognize a Shotgun Style house.
Neoclassical was not just one style, but many. Learn how to recognize the various types of neo-classical houses.
Picture of a Victorian Shingle house with information about the Shingle Style.
Beaux Arts was a favored style for the homes of the rich and famous. Learn about Beaux Arts architecture and see photos.
This colorful Victorian home in California has lacy, ornamental details.
Learn about Swiss Miss A-Frame houses from our Picture Dictionary of House Styles.
Real estate developers in California showed how suburban tract homes could express the spirit of modernism. Learn about Alexander Homes from the 1950s and '60s.