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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.
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
French mansarde, from François Mansart †1666 French architect
First Known Use: circa 1734See Words from the same year
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