A Historic Preservation Month Visual Presentation by Dr. Caroline Swope, Preservation Consultant for Decatur
Decatur’s Residential Architectural Styles from 1880-1930
Don’t know the difference between a Victorian and a Queen Anne? What is a bungalow…is that the same as a Craftsman? Did you know a “servant shortage” helped create one of our most memorable styles?! Come find out about the interesting history behind many of our most common residential house styles and learn how to identify many of the interesting historic homes you
see on walks around Decatur’s historic residential neighborhoods. Bring photos of your own home to identify the style!