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  • n  a hip roof having two slopes on each side
  • s  (of a roof) having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper
    the story formed by a mansard roof is usually called the garret

  • Gilded Age piles with mansard roofs or carpentered scrollwork were deeply out of fashion in the 1920s, when Hopper started seeking them out.
  • Today, with their mansard roofs, double front doors, bay windows and rear gardens, these South End buildings are preserved by landmark rules.
  • The blaze destroyed the mansard roof and cupola of the Louisiana State Museum, as the building is officially known, and its third floor.
News & Articles

  • Former Olympic Athlete Joins MANSARD's Brokerage Team
    MANSARD has hired former Olympic athlete George Agrimanakis to its Massachusetts commercial real estate brokerage team. George competed in the 1976 Olympic games and joins MANSARD with experience in the fitness and commercial real estate development industries. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10817558.htm
    June 10, 2013 - PRWeb

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