Mediterranean

During the 1920s this style started appearing in Denver, and were generally stucco or brick painted white with red toned tile roofs.


Mediterranean architectures key characteristics are their tile roofs, low pitched roofs, and restrained ornamentation. Roofs on smaller homes have a low-pitched gale or flat, well larger homes have low pitched hipped roofs. Other defining features of the Mediterranean are extended front walls or side walls, forming arched entrances or covered porches. This style was also used in public buildings such as churches and schools. The windows are usually framed with wrought iron or wooden slats, and in some cases a small balconets on the second floor.



KEY FEATURES :

Tile Roofs

Low Pitched Gable

Low Hipped Roof

Stucco Exterior

Wrought iron Grille

Casement Windows

Arched Entrance or Porch