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The steep mansard roof was interrupted by ornate gables with rose windows.
Even with the new riverfront station, 23 other railroad lines serving the metro area still blew steam outside the mansard-roofed Union Depot.
His houses offered elegant scale and symmetry, dramatic entrances (often a pair of tall Pullman doors puncturing a mansard roof) and perfectly proportioned rooms punctuated by neoclassical columns and elliptical windows.
As was typical for a man of such prominence, his home was constructed in the then-fashionable French Second Empire style, with a decadent mansard roof and a large central tower.
In addition to Thurlow Lodge, his 50-room residence, Latham erected an ornate, one-story barn with an elaborate mansard roof.
Even the employees of the resort’s Hotel Okura, a towering replica of Amsterdam’s Centraal Station replete with stone reliefs and mansard roofs, discovered themselves unable to come to my aid.
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Origin and Etymology of mansard
First Known Use: circa 1734See Words from the same year
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