Queen Anne Style Homes

Queen Anne Style Homes

Queen Anne style is a subset of the Victorian style home, sometimes confused with being the entirety of the Victorian style. The Queen Anne Style was named after the British Queen Anne who actually reigned some-150 years before her architectural style. While Victorian...
Do You Know What a Dormer Window Is?

Do You Know What a Dormer Window Is?

A dormer window is a window that juts out from the slope of a roof and has its own separate roof covering it in miniature. Dormer windows were created as a way to bring sunlight into an attic or loft space; they date all the way back to 12th century Europe but are...
History of Cape Cod Style Homes

History of Cape Cod Style Homes

Cape Cod-style homes originated in America in the 1700s. The name “Cape Cod House” was coined by Reverend Timothy Dwight IV who was president of Yale University in the early 1800s when he visited the Cape in 1800 and noticed the distinctive style. Cape Cod homes were...