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Architectural Style: Second Empire 1860-1885

Second Empire
Photo Bill Kibbel

The Peter D. Smith House
Located in Waterloo Village, NJ - only open for special events.

The Second Empire style shares many of its details with the Italianate. The most significant feature is a mansard roof. Some have a square tower or turret and bay extensions. Dormer windows are common.

Shard Villa1874

Cocker 1881

Hyatt 1879

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