Richardsonian Romanesque ............ Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
Richardsonian Romanesque: Syrian arch
H. H. Richardson
His arches are frequently not truly Romanesque but Syrian, an early Christian form which springs from ground level rather than from a supporting pedestal.
- Virginia and Lee McAlester, A Field Guide to American Houses. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2000, page 302
Examples from Buffalo:
- Illustration above: Connecticut Street Armory