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Richardsonian Romanesque



Washington State Examples

Customs House,
Port Townsend - 1893
First Baptist Church,
Yakima - 1909
Glover House,
Spokane - 1888
Memorial Building - Whitman College
Walla Walla - 1900
Mount Baker Block
Port Townsend - 1890
Thurtson County Courthouse,
Olympia - 1892
Bellingham - 1908
Knettle State Bank,
Pomeroy - c.1904
Mutual Life Building,
Seattle - 1893


For More Information:

  • Baker, John M. American House Styles: A Concise Guide. W.W. Norton & Co., New York, N.Y. 1994.
  • Carley, Rachel, The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture, A Roundtable Press Book, New York, NY. 1994.
  • Massey, James & Shirley Maxwell, House Styles in American: The Old-House Journal Guide to the Architecture of American Homes   Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1996
  • Massey, James & Shirley Maxwell, "Romanesque Revival Style" The Old-House Journal. May/June 1989
  • Massey, James & Shirley Maxwell, "Romanesque Revival: Urban Castles for Gilded-Age Barons" The Old-House Journal. November/December 2002.
  • McAlester, Virginia & Lee, A Field Guide to American Houses Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 1992.
  • Walker, Lester, American Homes: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture, The Overlook Press, New York, NY 1981.
  • Howe, Jeffery, Houses of Worship: An Identification Guide to the History and Styles of American Religious Architecture, Thunder Bay Press, San Diego, CA, 2003.
  • Whiffen, Marcus. American Architecture Since 1780. MIT Press, Massachusetts. 1969.
  • Ochsner, Jeffery & Dennis Andersen, Distant Corner: Seattle Architects and the Legacy of H.H. Richardson, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA 2003.