By Sal Maccarone
Throughout history major civilizations have impressed the future with their own distinctive style. The best parts of one popular style will often influence another in some fashion. It is the Architectural Revival that makes use of important elements from a previous era.
Italianate, a Renaissance revival style, draws from a wide range of architectural models. Borrowed from the look of classical buildings, the style began to appear in England at the turn of the 19th century. It was not long before the movement spread through all of Europe, and