Creole Cottages

Side-gabled vernacular buildings of simple massing, normally having their front walls moved inward to make an integral porch under a single steep roofline; the form was originally brought to Louisiana by French Canadian (Acadian) immigrants with a knowledge of long-span roof framing techniques.

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Go Historic ID
2613
Names
Creole cottages
Creole cottage
Acadian houses
cottages, Creole
Creole houses
grenier houses
houses, Acadian
houses, Creole
houses, grenier
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005505. The J. Paul Getty Trust.