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Old 09-27-2016, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Arch City
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I know in the case of St. Louis, red brick is the material used for the vast majority of housing, although the suburbs of Kirkwood and Webster Groves are known for their frame style housing. In Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and Cleveland, the preferred style is frame. In Chicago it's a mixture of brick and frame. So what style of housing does your city primarily use?
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Old 09-27-2016, 09:53 AM
 
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Frame and stucco. Brick houses in Southern California are an earthquake hazard.

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Old 09-27-2016, 10:00 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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having lived in Wisconsin most of my life, I'd have to say S&M (stick/mud) construction
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Old 09-27-2016, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Brick and brick/stone veneer on a slab foundation here in northeast Texas. Red brick is not as popular as brown-toned bricks. Limestone bricks are also popular here.
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Old 09-27-2016, 10:17 AM
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Location: Miami
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Brick and Frame
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Old 09-27-2016, 10:19 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Here in New Mexico it is most often an adobe style or colored structure. Actual adobe is becoming rare in modern residential buildings so now it is stucco over frame construction. My house is frame/stucco but with some interior adobe walls (away from the elements). Within that context there are several current styles: Pueblo revival, Spanish revival, Territorial, pseudo-Tuscan, and a fusion of all 4 styles. With only 12 inches of rain, a flat roof is common though not universal. That adobe style was out of favor for a few decades so in older parts of the city you might see craftsman bungalows, folk Victorian, shotguns, or simple shingled frame houses...seldom brick.


I go to St. Louis (Benton Park) to see brick....just got back.
https://feralchatsblog.wordpress.com...y-benton-park/
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Old 09-27-2016, 10:48 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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having lived in Wisconsin most of my life, I'd have to say S&M (stick/mud) construction
Wattle and daub?
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Old 09-27-2016, 11:05 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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I'd say that the brick colonial is the favored style of home in the DC area.

Stone colonial and Victorian are popular too.
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Old 09-27-2016, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Stone (which is very common in my part of Philly) is actually my favorite, followed by brick.

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Old 09-27-2016, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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This was our former house here in northeast Texas - it was new construction and typical of homes around here:

The last picture is our current house - also typical of this area. Our current house is twenty years old.
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