Architecture Coach: Prairie

In suburban Chicago in 1893, Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, designed the first Prairie-style house, and it’s still a common style throughout the Midwest. Prairie houses come in two styles–boxy and symmetrical or low-slung and asymmetrical. Roofs are low-pitched, with wide eaves. Brick and clapboard are the most common building materials. Other details: rows of casement windows; one-story porches with massive square supports; and stylized floral and circular geometric terra-cotta or masonry ornamentation around doors, windows, and cornices. (Realtor.Org)

Any Prairie’s in Atlanta? I need pictures

Cool website: www.Prairiemod.com  (love this site)

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The Frederic C. Robie House in Chicago is widely considered Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest example of the Prairie style. It was built in 1909.

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Architecture Coach: Cape Cod

Some of the first houses built in the United States were Cape Cods. The original colonial Cape Cod homes were shingle-sided, one-story cottages with no dormers. During the mid-20th century, the small, uncomplicated Cape Cod shape became popular in suburban developments. A 20th-century Cape Cod is square or rectangular with one or one-and-a-half stories and steeply pitched, gabled roofs. It may have dormers and shutters. The siding is usually clapboard or brick.

Cape Cod Home

FMLS#3798891 3bed/2.5bath home in historic Avondale Estates LP $378,459

Historic Home on Georgia Ave, Macon GA

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Home prices in Macon, GA are nothing to laugh about- List Price for this 1905 “Georgian Colonial”  $1.5mil. “This building boasts 9,200 s/f over three floors with a loft and a elevator. ”  

1905 Craftsman in Hogansville, GA

….where is Hogansville?  Lovely home 5bed,4.5baths- 5000sq ft! This home has a HUGE carriage house in the back..

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More details/price HERE