White House Floor Plan Living Quarters

White House Floor Plan Living Quarters. The colonial house plans architecture of America includes many design styles including First Period (late-Medieval) English, Spanish colonial, French colonial, and Georgian colonial. These architectural styles were in vogue for houses, government buildings, and churches from the early 1600’s through the mid 1800’s. The earliest English settlements at Jamestown, Virginia in 1607 and at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620, became models of later colonial construction along the east coast of America. Early English buildings usually include details associated with the Medieval period such as steep roofs, a massive central chimney, small windows (because of a glass scarcity in the colonies) and minimal ornamentation.

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