Colonial Revival: The Historian’s Perspective On An Enduring American Architectural Aesthetic
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
2501 Monument Avenue
Lecture 6:00- 7:00 p.m. | Reception to follow 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
Known for the dignity of symmetrical facades and accentuated front entranceways, Colonial Revival has been a popular choice for residential and public architecture since the 19th century. Join us as Richard Guy Wilson, author of multiple works focusing on Colonial Revival architecture, discusses the origins, evolution and importance of this style on a national level, as well as some of its regional variations, including those in Virginia.
Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor, Architectural History, University of Virginia School of Architecture