Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
Cornice: A decorative molded projection at the top of a wall, window or construction.
Dormer: A structure, projecting from a sloping roof usually housing a vertical window that is placed in a small gable.
Found in Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival, Neoclassical, Second Empire styles
Examples from Buffalo architecture:
- Illustration above: Bethlehem Management Club / Brierwood Country Club
- l40 Maple Ave., Hamburg
- Charles F. Sternberg House
- John Durrant Larkin Jr. House
- 187 Linwood Ave.
- Hook & Ladder No. 12
- Philip Becker House