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Neocolonial Three-Bedroom Garrison
1950s floor plan and rendering of two story, neo-colonial Garrison style called Club House

1950s floor plan and rendering of two story, neocolonial Garrison style called "Club House"

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Plans for a "Club House"

The Garrison colonial, where the second story hangs over the first story level, was popular in colonial New England. This three-bedroom neo or new colonial style "affords the most living area for the building dollar," according to advertisements for the plan.

Why is this a Neocolonial style?

  • Inspired by Garrison colonial style, but without rigid adoption
  • Side gabled roof
  • Two stories
  • Different exterior siding delineating first floor from second floor
  • Decorative shutters
  • Modern features, such as a variety of window designs, including a front bay

See Neoeclectic Homes in Suburbia for an introduction to these mid-century home designs.

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