The American Foursquare House (1890-1930's) can be found in city neighborhoods across the United States. A reaction to the ornate & mass-produced elements of the Victorian & other Revival styles popular throughout the last half of the 19th century. This style incorporates elements of the Prairie School & the Craftsman styles.The boxy shape provides a maximum amount of interior room space, to use on a small city lot.
House of blues Virgil DuBose house Originally a four-square built as early as 1870, Dubose first rented the house while he was a school teacher. He later purchased, expanded and updated his home with Queen Anne ornamentation, and continued living here until 1941. Wow