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Foursquare

1880-1940

 

The Arts and Crafts, Prairie, and Farmhouse designs each influenced the Foursquare plan, one of the most popular home styles of the first half of the 20th century.


General description:

  • Two stories

  • Square and symmetrical

  • Four main rooms per floor

  • Full width porch across the front


Exterior features to consider in kitchen design:

  • Symmetrical shape

  • Simple ornamentation


Recommended kitchen design elements:

PL-G-Art-Deco-recessed Cabinet Doors 
  • Type: Inset or full overlay

  • Style: Recessed square panel

  • Finish: Stain or paint

  • Wood: Cherry, maple, or oak 

Countertops

  • Laminate

  • Soapstone

Flooring

  • Linoleum

  • Slate

  • Wood

Architectural Details

  • Classic crown moulding
  • Dado

  • Chair rail

     

 


 



 

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