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Encyclopedia > Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture

The Spanish Colonial Revival Style was an architectural movement that came about in the early 20th century after the opening of the Panama Canal and the overwhelming success of the novel Ramona. Based on the Spanish Colonial Style architecture that dominated in the early Spanish colonies of both North and South America, Spanish Colonial Revival updated these forms for a new century. The movement enjoyed its greatest popularity between 1915 and 1931 and was most often exhibited in single-level detached homes. (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... A canal tug making its way down to the Caribbean end of the canal waits to be joined by a ship in the uppermost chamber of the Gatun Locks. ... Ramona is a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson and published in 1884. ... The Spanish Colonial Style was an architectural movement that came about in the early 20th century after the opening of the Panama Canal. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Spanish Colonial Revival architecture shares certain elements with the closely-related Mission Revival and Pueblo styles of the West and Southwest. Characterized by a combination of detail from several eras of Spanish and Mexican architecture, the style is marked by the prodigious use of smooth plaster (stucco) wall and chimney finishes, low-pitched clay tile, shed, or flat roofs, and terra cotta or cast concrete ornaments. Other characteristics typically include small porches or balconies, Roman or semi-circular arcades and fenestration, tall, double–hung windows, canvas awnings, and decorative iron trim. The Mission Revival Style was an architectural movement that began in the late 19th century and drew inspiration from the early Spanish Missions of California. ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... A compass rose with Southwest highlighted The terms southwest and south west, can refer to: Southwest, the ordinal direction halfway between south and west, the opposite of northeast The Southwest United States Southwest, Western Australia Southwest Airlines The Southwest Biosphere Reserve in Australia; see List of Biosphere Reserves in Australia... This article is about the building material. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A wall is a usually solid structure that defines and sometimes protects an area. ... A chimney is a system for venting hot gases and smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere. ... Quaternary clay in Estonia. ... Mission, or barrel, roof tiles For the towns named Tile, see Tile, Somalia and Tile, Lebanon. ... Terra cotta is a hard semifired waterproof ceramic clay used in pottery and building construction. ... Placing a concrete floor for a commercial building Installing rebar in a floor during a concrete pour In construction, concrete is a composite building material made from the combination of aggregate and cement binder. ... A porch is an architectural feature relating to a floor-like platform structure attached to the front or back entrance of a residence. ... The Romans adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for their own purposes, which were so different from Greek buildings as to create a new architectural style. ... A circular may be: the adjective form of circle an advertisement which is circulated a Pastoral letter, Encyclic, or Papal bull that is circulated between churches a circular argument is a term for a type of logical fallacy where the very thing that is trying to be proved is assumed... The Cleveland Arcade in downtown Cleveland (late 1960s) An arcade is a passage or walkway covered over by a succession of arches or vaults supported by columns, or else it is a covered passage fronted by a series of arches. ... Canvas is an extremely heavy-duty fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees, and other functions where sturdiness is required. ... An awning is a secondary covering attached to the exterior wall of a building. ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 8, 4, d Appearance lustrous metallic with a grayish tinge Atomic mass 55. ...


Detractors of the modern interpretation of this design style often compare homes built in such fashion to Taco Bell restaurants. Taco Bell is a fast-food restaurant chain which is a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. ...

A home in the Spanish Colonial Revival Style.
A home in the Spanish Colonial Revival Style.


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Structural form

  • Rectangular or L-plan
  • Horizontal massing
  • Predominantly one-story
  • Interior or exterior courtyards
  • Asymmetrical shape with cross-gables and side wings

A list of structures designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival Style

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References

  • Weitze, K. (1984). California's Mission Revival, Hennessy & Ingalls, Inc., Los Angeles, CA. ISBN 0-912-158-89-1.

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Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture (432 words)
Spanish colonial revival architecture is a style of architecture that was introduced in the United States in the 20th century.
The Spanish revival form of architecture shared many resemblances with other revival movements that were in vogue at the time such as the pueblo styles of the west and Mission revival.
The architecture is characterized by the use of smooth plaster of stucco on the walls and the smooth chimney finishes.
Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (374 words)
The Spanish Colonial Revival Style was an architectural movement that came about in the early 20th century after the opening of the Panama Canal and the overwhelming success of the novel Ramona.
Spanish Colonial Revival architecture shares certain elements with the closely-related Mission Revival and Pueblo styles of the West and Southwest.
Characterized by a combination of detail from several eras of Spanish and Mexican architecture, the style is marked by the prodigious use of smooth plaster (stucco) wall and chimney finishes, low-pitched clay tile, shed, or flat roofs, and terra cotta or cast concrete ornaments.
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