Category Archives: Romanesque

Union Station: “…a great day for Nashville”

Ground was broken for the new Union Station, Broad and Walnut Street, Nashville August 1, 1898 (The Tennessean, Oct. 9, 1900, p. 1).  The planned $1,000,000 terminal station and adjacent facilities to meet freight, mail, and storage were featured in “New … Continue reading

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32 and 36 N. Third Street, Easton PA

No. 32 (brownstone building to the left in the photo) was the Hohl House, but currently is divided into apartments and a retail store.  The 3 1/2 story Second Empire style brownstone showcases the typical Mansard roof and a decorative cornice.   George Hohl, … Continue reading

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Huerfano County Courthouse

The Huerfano County Courthouse in Walsenburg, Colorado was constructed in 1904.  The architect, C. A. Henderson designed the Romanesque Revival style courthouse with stone walls, a pitched hip roof, and facades with prominent square towers (HistoryColorado.org).  The design is similar … Continue reading

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Holmes County Courthouse

Holmes County’s Queen Anne/Romanesque courthouse in Lexington was built in 1894 (MDAH Historic Resources Inventory).  The architect was Walter Chamberlain & Co., and the builder was R. Jesty & Company.  Chamberlain was out of Knoxville/Birmingham, and Jesty from Winona via … Continue reading

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First Methodist Episcopal Church South, currently First United Methodist Church, Pontotoc

R. H. Hunt is attributed as the architect for the First Methodist Episcopal Church South building, constructed in 1910 (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory).  Hunt formed his own firm in 1910, and had a secondary office … Continue reading

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