The Shingle Style found its expression in the homes of America as the artistic taste of the American public moved away from the highly ornate forms of Victorian architecture, such as Queen Anne. The Arts and Crafts movement proposed a simplification of decoration and an appreciation of natural materials in their natural state. This resonated strongly with a culture grown tired of Victorian excesses. Architects such as McKim Mead and White popularized this new, simpler ideal among all levels of society, from the simplest cottage to the grandest seaside residence for the high society of New York.
Historic Home Plans --- Shingle Style Home Plans --- The Daniel Residence

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The Richard Daniel Residence - ca 1890

Porches surround this expansive Shingle Style home
$47 - 6 Sheets measuring 18" x 24"
Ext. Dimensions apx. 68' x 74'
2+ Stories, 6 Bedrooms, 4 baths
Built in the 1890s, Jacksonville, Florida
Drawings prepared by HABS in 1975

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The Richard Daniel Residence - 1890s

This is a home that reflects a late tendency of the Victorian period towards simplicity. The Shingle Style still contains elements of Queen Anne ornament, especially evident in the porch detail. But the overall shape of the house, with its solidly earthbound rooflines and predominance of shingled walls points towards the growing simplicity of the Arts & Crafts movement.

As a work of art these prints are worth purchasing in their own right. For those of you interested in building a historically inspired house, these plans offer an excellent starting point. The house has plenty of space on the ground floor for Living Room, Dining Room, Library, kitchen/family room and at least one bedroom and bath. The second floor comfortably accommodates 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. This house is suited to a flat site. It would be comfortable in a suburb or country setting. The house has outside dimensions of approximately 68' x 74'.

  • Building name:      Richard Daniel Residence

  • Designer/Architect:      Unknown

  • Date of construction:      1890s

  • Location:      Jacksonville, Florida

  • Style:      Shingle Style Home

  • Number of sheets:      5 sheets measuring 18"x24"
Sheet List
  • Cover sheet, Information, Site Plan

  • First Floor Plan, 3/16"=1'-0"

  • Second Floor Plan, 3/16"=1'-0"

  • 2 Sheets of Elevations, 3/16"=1'-0"

The prints you are purchasing are crisp, high resolution black line copies on white bond paper. The original drawings were beautifully delineated in 1975, by the Historic American Building Survey.

Please view my other plans for more Shingle Style home plans and for a large variety of house plans in many other styles as well.

SHIPPING: Your drawings are shipped to you, by US Postal Service, rolled, not folded, in a Priority Mail tube.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD: These plans are NOT complete architectural drawings as might be required by your local permitting agency and do not contain all the structural, waterproofing and other details and information necessary for construction. But your local builder or architect should be able to adapt these drawings and add to them as necessary. What they do provide is accurate design information about a REAL Shingle Style home, not a pseudo-Shingle Style tract house as you will find in the house plan magazines on your supermarket shelf. (SH002)

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