Second Empire is an architectural style, most popular between 1865 and 1880,
and so named for the architectural elements in vogue during the era of the ...
As its name implies, the Second Empire architectural style can be traced to
France, specifically to the reign of Napoleon III, 1852-1870. Under the emperor's
The Second Empire style, also called the French Second Empire style or
Mansard ... of French architect Francois Mansart, for whom the mansard roof is
Oct 18, 2013 ... Developing from a tendency of architects of the second quarter of the 19th ...
Second Empire style, also called Napoleon III, Second Empire ...
It's the haunting hilltop architecture
seen in spooky movies such as Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Second Empire
is also a favorite style along the cheerful, all-American Main Street at the Disney World Resorts. Can you find examples of the style in your neighborhood? More »
Explore Victorian Second Empire architecture and learn how to distinguish the
La Salle, IL. Hegeler Carus Mansion, c. 1876, with full Second-Empire form,
styling and Mansard roof. Photo donated by Sharon Wagenknecht, Executive ...
Origins. The American Second Empire style was borrowed from France. It is
named for the reign of Napoleon III (1852-70), who undertook a major building ...
We have Napoleon III to thank for the style known as American Second Empire.
The typical Second Empire house is large and comfortable, reflecting the growing
wealth ... hipped roof is the hallmark of Second Empire residential architecture.