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Victorian Style House Design: Timeless Appeal and Charm
With its turrets, gables and ornate trim, the “Victorian” house may be deemed as Bleak House or The House of the Seven Gables as depicted in classic literature.  Quite the contrary.  Perhaps the most colorful, romantic and vibrant architectural style, the “Victorian” took flight during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) when the Industrial Age was in full force.   The “Victorian” style has been called “the first product of the American Industrial Age.” When the Industrial Revolution reached American shores, manufacturing became more advanced; new techniques and products emerged.  Modern paint technology gave rise to an explosion of vivid colors and combinations. Read more
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