The Neoclassical style, popular from 1895 to 1955, represented the revival or return to the Greek classics in architecture. The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, with its grand architecture emphasizing symmetry and balance, inspired a national movement that lasted for more than 60 years.
Also referred to as Classical Revival, the Neoclassical style is easily identified by its use of a large and monumental two-story front porch. The tall columns are often capped with one of the three classical orders of capitals: Ionic, Corinthian or Doric, and a front facing triangular pediment. CLICK HERE to read the full article.