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Neo-Baroque


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Revival of Baroque architecture, or of elements drawn from such architecture, especially towards the end of C19 and the beginning of C20. Examples include Brumwell Thomas's City Hall, Belfast (1898–1906), Belcher and Joass's Ashton Memorial, Lancaster (1907–9) (both of which could also be described as Wrenaissance Wallot's Reichstag (Parliament) Building, Berlin (1889–98), and Cass Gilbert's gaudy Festival Hall for the St Louis, MO, Purchase Exhibition (1904). Neo-Baroque is also known as the Imperial style.

A. S. Gray (1985);Pevsner (1976)

Subjects: Architecture.


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