One of the oldest and most prevalent home styles in the country is the Cape Cod. It originated in 17th century New England and experienced a revival in the early 20th century. Originally built by colonists to withstand fierce winter weather, they were small, rectangular and had little ornamentation.
Cape Cods were built in the 1930s through the 1950s reaching their peak as soldiers returned from World War II. Some of their common features include:
Simplistic in its original design, the Cape Cod offers countless opportunities for remodeling. Exterior Portfolio™ by Crane includes a vast selection of design elements that allow you to create a unique style through an eclectic mix of color, line and texture. Some ideas include:
Symmetrical Dormer Design
Centered Gable Design