Georgian-style in architecture was a major in the United States in the period of 1690-1830 yy. Style is based on English architecture with inspiration from ancient Rome and ancient Greece. This style for many of americans is a symbol of colonization.
Features Georgian Colonial style
The rectangular, symmetrical shape (small houses)
The front door in the middle
Decorative columns on the porch
Decorative canopy over the entrance door
Moderately pitched roof
Five through the door windows (two on each side of door)
Minimal roof overhang
Many homes also have nine or twelve panes in each window.
History of style
Georgian style became particularly respected in New England in the 1700s. Here, majestic, symmetrical, he tried to copy the English manor.
Over time, the Georgian style became closer and closer to the upper middle class, and became very common in the country.