Dutch Colonial Revival (1900-1930): Historic architecture in Decatur, Alabama. This American style originated in homes built by German settlers in Pennsylvania as early as the 1600s. A hallmark of the style is a broad gambrel roof with flaring eaves that extend over the porches, creating a barn-like effect. http://historicalbanyalabama.com/about.php
Before & After Exteriors and Home Additions: Porches
Zabriskie House, Dumont, New Jersey, 1760 rural tradition Dutch Colonial. The smaller portion in the foreground without the flared eaves is the original house. The larger portion of the home was an 1810 addition. The wide overhanging gambrel roof was an 1800's development.
The Dancy-Polk House is Decatur’s oldest historic home. The home is listed on the National Register and Alabama’s Historic Register. This Palladian style home was built in 1829 by Colonel Frances Dancy.
80 West Church Street Fairport NY was built in 1900. It has many Queen Anne features such as the pent roof and decorative shingles in the gables, and the wrap around porch with beautiful curved spindles. The porch has classical Corinthian columns that are more often found in the later Colonial Revival style.