Popular in America from around 1895 to the mid-twentieth century, Neoclassical homes reflect the architectural elements of ancient Greece, Rome, and the Renaissance. Usually two or two-and-a-half stories, these dignified homes typically are symmetrical and a prominent portico or full-width porch supported by classical columns. Neoclassical home plans may be faced in brick, stucco, or siding, and usually display elaborate pediments over doors and windows as well as dentil molding and balustrades along the roof lines; best example in the United States – the White House.

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