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Geneva Lake Shingle Style | WADE WEISSMANN ARCHITECTURE

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What are Shingle Style Homes? Reflections of the American Spirit

Shingle style homes blend into the landscape. Architects used natural colors to suggest rustic homes of New England settlers. By covering most or all of home w/ shingles stained a single color, architects created an uniform, unembellished surface

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These built in seats next to the Fireplace are perfect! Andreozzi Architects | New England Shingle Style Architecture in RI | Boston Design Guide

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1874 - 1910: Shingle Style

Shingle Style homes were never the humble dwellings of fishing folk. Built in seaside resorts like Newport, Cape Cod, eastern Long Island and coastal Maine, many of these houses were vacation "cottages" for the very wealthy.