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Porches of North America
Thomas Durant Visser

University Press of New England



Contents

• Preface
• HISTORY
• Covered Approach
• Loggias,
Portales, and Corredores
Monterey Porches
• French Galleries
• Dogtrots
• Dutch Influences
• Stoops and Perrons
• Symbolic Stages
• English and American Piazzas
• Veranda(h)s
• Fashionable Retreats and Final Resorts
• Summer Places
• Most Public Place
• Public Intimacy and Peculiar Privacy
• Photographic Glimpses of Porch Life
• Casinos and Clubhouses
• Screened Porches
• Cure Porches and Sleeping Porches
• Porch Enclosures and Sun Porches
• Changing Attitudes
• CHARACTER, FUNCTIONS, AND FURNISHINGS
• Location and Orientation
• Dimensions and Plans
• Twining Edges
• Sounds
• Porch Furniture
• CLASSICAL ORDER
• Porticos and Colonnades
• Georgian
• Neoclassical: Adam, Federal, and Classical Revival
• Regency
• Greek Revival
• Renaissance Revival
• Neoclassical Revival
• Arcades
• VARIOUS FORMS
• Enclosed Attached Entry Porches
• Open Attached Entry Porches
• Side and Rear Porches
• Charleston Piazzas
• Arcaded Piazzas
• Side-Wing Porches
• Recessed Multitiered Porches
• Gable Loggias
• Attached Multitiered Porches and Galleries
• Lattice Piazzas and Porches
• Shotgun Porches
• Porte-Cocheres
• Marquees
• VICTORIAN PORCH STYLES
• Gothic Revival
• Rustic
• Bracketed Mode and Italianate Style
• French Second Empire
• Octagons
• Richardsonian Romanesque
• Stick Style
• Queen Anne
• Shingle Style
• Colonial Revival
• POST-VICTORIAN STYLES
• Prairie
• American Foursquare
• Mission Revival
• Craftsman Movement
• Bungalows
• Catalogue Porches
• Tudor Revival
• Modern Movement and International Style
• Epilogue
• Notes
• Glossary of Porch Terms
• Index

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