Housing styles around the world are as varied as the countries they represent and in America there are a variety of iconic design styles that have made American homes so popular.
American iconic Victorian design style is known for its French inspired details. The Victorian Style of architecture is also borrowed from English architecture and has similar characteristics of the Tudor style. High pitched roof slopes and dormer window near the roof are common. Victorian styles borrows many French inspiring details around the windows, doors, and have ornate details and attention to detail in every part of these classic style homes. A turret, projecting bay windows, towers, and stories of windows that look out over wrap around porches and balconies are gorgeous. If you have a Victorian style home you probably love the patterned shingles, colorful exterior color palette and all the elaborate architectural details of this classic home.