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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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A revival of the Tudor Style was also popular in the 1930s. These homes had steeply pitched roofs, with side gables and a facade marked by prominent cross gables. In imitation of British country homes, Tudor homes had tall, narrow windows that typically clustered in groups with multipane glazing. The facades also relied on brick or stone, with stucco or wood exteriors. In western states the Spanish Eclectic style was popular. These homes had low-pitched, red-tiled roofs with little or no eaves overhanging, stucco exteriors, and arches popular in Spanish architecture over the door or windows. A variation on the Spanish Eclectic was the Monterey home, a two-story home with a low-pitched gabled roof, balconies, and mission-style windows. This style blended Spanish adobe construction with pitched-roof English shapes brought to California from New England and fused Spanish Eclectic and Colonial Revival details. Throughout the 1930s...

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