Definitions for "Greek Revival"
The Greek Revival style was popular from 1820 to 1860. Americans saw the Greek Revival style as an expression of the developing character of their own young country. Writer James McConkey described the Greek Revival style as "a dream of order and balance and proportion set down in a rude wilderness." 1830 - 1860
Form of architectural style characterized by porch columns , very high ceilings, and large windows. Commonly seen in the American 1840¹s.
A style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders.