Neo-Dutch Colonial

1.5 Stories

The roof shape identifies this house style!  These houses have symmetrical windows and floor plans.  Neo-Dutch Colonials are more distinctive in appearance than Cubic (1900s-1920s) and Cape Cod (1940s-1950s) styles.

Articles on the Neo-Dutch Colonial style appeared in academic and popular magazines from 1905 to 1935, which generally reflects the period of its popularity. What is architecturally distinctive about these house?

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stucco version,
Third Ward

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brick version, front door is out of view,
Third Ward

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suburban 1964 version,
Third Ward

wooden clapboard version,
Third Ward

Most Neo-Dutch Colonial houses have these features:
gambrel roofs
flaring eaves
single or shed dormers
central doorways

Created by Randall Conklin, June 10, 1997; last revised on 5 June 2002.