GOTHIC ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS IN SELECT AMERICAN BRIDGES (1859 – 1931)

052012_1422_GOTHICARCHI7.png Gothic Revival architecture, with its dramatic pointed arches, free-flowing lines, and deliberate irregularity, was a popular architectural style of the nineteenth century, particularly in England and North America. Standing in distinct contrast to the Greek Revival neoclassical style so prevalent in American governmental and civic buildings, the Gothic Revival form afforded architects and builders the freedom to contribute to the built environment in imaginative ways while … Continue Reading ››
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