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Tudor Revival

The Tudors of Cabbagetown

The early 1900s instilled a renewed interest in the past. As more families could afford to buy homes, people began to notice an absence of modern architecture in the cities. To fix this problem, architects looked to the past – they began to borrow styles from history and revive them to fit modern times. One particular historical period many architects felt inspired by was the reign of the Tudors (1485-1603). Because this era led directly into the Early Renaissance, the Tudor Revival style is often also referred to as Elizabethan or half-timbered. Since the Tudor Revival was largely popular for ... Read More »