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View Poll Results: Which do you think are more attractive?
Northern colonial buildings 10 50.00%
Southern colonial buildings 10 50.00%
Voters: 20. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-15-2008, 05:29 PM
 
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They both have their merits, but I went with Southern for reasons similar to sav858. I don't like the really ostentatious looking plantation homes with columns though.
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:34 PM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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I must have missed them! Unfortunate. All I can remember from my last trip to MA was how overwhelmingly red-brick everything was (but not in a bad way...I thought it was attractive).
In Boston, brick colonial structures are very common, although throughout the rest of New England, almost everything is clapboard. Brick and stone are more common in the Mid-Atlantic states, though.

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