|1850s - 1880s|
Stacked Vertical Block
|5 or more stories|
The Stacked vertical block embodies the characteristically Victorian taste for picturesqueness and variety. The immediate ancestor of this style is probably tall versions of two-part commercial blocks. Before the wide use of elevators after the 1860s, buildings had only five to six stories.
|Most Stacked Vertical Block
structures have these features:
common in large cities.
Created by Heather Slick. June 6, 1997.