Roman Architecture

The PantheonRoman Architecture was the one of the main influence on American Architecture in the 19th and early 20th Century. Roman Architecture brought the resonances of democracy and later empire to New York City and the United States.

But the influence of Roman architecture was much more pronounced than  triumphal arches and building bath buildings. Churches, libraries, banks, and even tombs all took their inspiration from ancient Roman architecture at various points in New York’s history. To learn click on the drop down menu under Roman Architecture.