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Introduction to American Victorian House Styles
Second Empire - at first glance, you might mistake a Second Empire house for an Italianate. Both have a somewhat boxy shape. But a Second Empire house will always have a high mansard roof. Inspired by the architecture in Paris during the reign of Napoleon III, Second Empire is also known as the Mansard Style.
The 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America
Though it's a thoroughly urban university, UCLA's campus has many charms. The heart of the university is its 419-acre central site in the tony neighborhood of Westwood, famous for its sweeping greens and Romanesque Revival architecture, most notably the Powell Library (aka the College Library). Both Royce Hall, the building across the quad from Powell, and the library are modeled on Milan's Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio. Also worth a look are the Gothic-styled Kerckhoff Hall and the Franklin D. ...