Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Casement window

A window frame hinged on one side so that it swings out or in to open

A very early type of movable window, it's often found in European Revival styles such as Tudor.

Casements were the most common form of domestic window before the introduction of the sash, and usually contain leaded lights

Found in Prairie, Tudor Revival, International (metal only)

Examples from Buffalo architecture

Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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