It really started Federal and it hasn’t stopped: the evolution of Boston architecture over the past two centuries or so. How many of his styles are in the graphic above, courtesy of Pop Chart Lab and Mental Floss?
It includes 121 hand-drawn American houses that are divided into seven main categories: Colonial, Folk / Vernacular, Romantic, Victorian, Eclectic, Modern, Neo-Eclectic. And within these there are several subdivisions, including the styles mentioned earlier that are so common here. Click to enlarge and have it.
· A visual history of homes in America [Mental Floss]
· The best examples of Boston’s famous federal architecture [Curbed Boston]
· Our archive for history lessons [Curbed Boston]