Recent Examples of cornice from the Web
In classical architecture, dentils are a series of decorative tooth-like blocks typically used under the soffit of a cornice.
Vines cling to the red brick of the former corner store; a cornice hangs precariously from the roof.
Despite many modern conveniences - the electronic window shades were my favorite -- historic details were saved throughout, including original tile and wood flooring, interior cornices and window locks and shutters.
The climax of my book was built around a true-life event: In 1974, a cast-iron building facade that was under the protection of the city Landmarks Preservation Commission was stolen, cornice to curb.
The details are stunningly real—an old chandelier flickers with light, miniature trousers hang on a frayed clothesline, a tiny bird’s nest is burrowed in a charred cornice.
Stay west of the high points and beware the cornices on the ridge’s east side.
Sanchiz kept all the noble period elements, including the Georgian cornices and flourishes and the entrance hall's light fixture and black-and-white marble flooring.
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