As the name implies, this late 19th-century expression is not a distinct style. Instead, the term identifies buildings that show a combination of elements from such popular styles as the Italianate, Queen Anne, Neoclassical, Romanesque Revival, Colonial Revival, and the less common Moorish.
This term applies to the majority of Victorian-influenced buildings in the state. Like other late Picturesque styles, cottages and other small residences applied it in scaled-down form.
--irregular plan, asymmetrical façade and roof silhouette
--bay windows, round and polygonal turrets, towers, decorative porches, and dormers
--conical, bellcast, and onion-dome roofs atop towers
--Moorish or horseshoe arches
--segmental or arched window and/or door openings
--projecting door and window lintels
--leaded and stained-glass transom windows
--patterned wooden shingles in vertical surfaces
--patterned belt courses
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