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the rise of the second empire....

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The Hegeler-Carus mansion, completed in 1876,is an example of second empire architecture. Second empire architecture developed in Paris under Napoleon's rule, and is characterized by a mansard roof, elaborate ornament, and strong massing. Many public and commercial buildings used this style as well...

Fred Fouarge, Jörg, trester88, Berny and 8 other people have particularly liked this photo


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 Nautilus
Nautilus club
une architecture intéressante.
7 weeks ago. Edited 7 weeks ago.
BillsPics club has replied to Nautilus club
I agree! There are not too many like it surviving today in the states. Thanks for the comment!
7 weeks ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Awesome architectural shot! Stay well!

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BillsPics club has replied to William Sutherland club
That's nice of you William!
7 weeks ago.
 Frank J Casella
Frank J Casella
Beautiful architectural portrait Bill. Love the colors and illumination effect.
7 weeks ago.
BillsPics club has replied to Frank J Casella
Very kind of you Frank. Have you ever visited this mansion down in LaSalle?
7 weeks ago.

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