Pueblo — popular 1920-1930

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Neo Pueblo Style House

Photo: The 1938 James Vernon Phelps House, remodeled in 1984 in Pueblo, Colorado. The neo-Pueblo Revival house of stucco over brick has long incorporated the family's showcase of southwestern art. Historic American Buildings Survey, Carol M. Highsmith Collection Archive, www.loc.gov, accessed June, 2021.


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The Pueblo Style [^†] is frequently found in Arizona, New Mexico and California and to a lesser degree in Florida. Like the Mission Style, its origins are derived from the vernacular architecture of the American Southwest. Based on the adobe dwellings (pueblos) of the American Indians of Arizona and New Mexico, the style is simple and features rough hewn logs and texture to resemble dried mud brick. In area examples, this effect is acheived with stucco. While used extensively in early development in Miami Springs, Hollywood has a single example of this style from the period of significance. The popularity of the style in South Florida quickly faded after the real estate collapse of 1926. The Pueblo Style has rough hewn roof beams and rounded corners on the stucco walls.

Identifying features include:

Design Guidelines for Historic Properties and District, 2005, City of Hollywood, Florida, www.holywoodfl.com, accessed J8ne, 2021.



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