ca. 1891

STYLE: Shingles

Shingles style is noted for its decorative friezes and leaded glass windows. Shingle houses sometimes have a complex hip and or gable roof with a turret – like this one – and often exhibit a balanced design, and are completed with either plain or decorative cedar shingles. The Shingle style ran from 1880-1900, mostly in New England, where it became popular for seashore homes, as the large porches and balconies encourage a more outdoor feeling and enjoyment.