2nd story addition looks “original”

Here is a beautiful  example of  how to preserve the  character of a  Spanish Colonial Revival home.

This new second-story remodel is only a few years old and yet it looks all original, thanks to good planning by an architect and homeowners who have  a keen sensitivity for historic design and  details (see the  wrought iron work in their front yard) .

Spanish Colonial Revival with a new 2nd story addition

Spanish Colonial Revival with a new 2nd story addition

The Spanish Colonial Revival period style (1915 – 1940) features:

1.  Stucco surfaces

2. Low pitched pantile roofs

3. Use of decorative iron work for windows, doors and balconies

4. Glazed tile used for wall decoration

Text by Deni Mosser

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