Recent Examples of cornice from the Web
Featuring brick piers, immense shop windows, and massive wooden brackets at the cornice, the new version was typical of the Main Street-style, commercial architecture of the day.
The design, developed by architect Richard Sauder, is more historically inspired than historically faithful, but the new millwork and cornice brackets do evoke the days when North Broad was lined with car showrooms.
The sculpted limestone cornice was retrofitted to serve as a retaining wall so cars could be parked on the roof.
Inside, classic features include pediment cornices, crown molding and paneled wainscoting.
Ice ridges form with cornices that stab at the sky, or ice melts from the shoreline outward with a line of dark saturation that slowly grows until water and waves reappear.
Test a new color on the wall from the skirting to the cornice — all painted out.
Complete with a grand entrance arch and copper cornice, the 676,000-square-foot store is a temple of urban commerce — and was named a New York City landmark a decade ago.
The apartment had high ceilings, Nero marble mantels, egg-and-dart cornices.
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First Known Use of cornice
CORNICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cornice for English Language Learners
: the decorative top edge of a building or column
: a decorative strip of wood or some other material used at the top of the walls in a room
CORNICE Defined for Kids
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