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The Georgian Styles of Cabbagetown

During the 18th century reign of George III, architecture in the United Kingdom went through many changes.  In the first half of the century, a traditional “neo-classical” form was developed and introduced by Andrea Palladio.  By the 1850s however, an architect by the name of Robert Adam revolutionized this style and proposed a simpler, purer construct.  Both of these forms, as well as many others, are considered great variations of the Georgian. In America, the Georgian style underwent less change.  Prior to the Revolutionary War, Americans referred to this form of architecture as Colonial (after the war, the proper term ... Read More »