Styles of Architecture

Historical Prototypes for American Architectural Styles

Parthenon, Athens, Greece

Greek 600 BC-140 AD

Coliseum, Rome / Pantheon, Rome, italy

Roman 146 BC-476 AD

Baptistery, Florence, Italy

Romanesque 1100-1200

St. Denis, Paris, France / Leeds Castle, England

Gothic 1160-1530

Pitti Palace, Florence

Renaissance 1350-1550

St. Peter's, Rome

Baroque / Rococo 1550-1700

Pantheon, Paris

Neoclassical 1700-1850

Photos and their arrangement © 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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