The buildings were not Classical, they were not Gothic, they were not Renaissance.
I see no purpose in doing Renaissance villas.
My dear boy, the great style of the Renaissance is far from dead.
Then your masters of the Renaissance came along and made copies in plaster of copies in marble of copies in wood.
Only more Renaissance palaces and operetta settings.
"Renaissance" and "Miscellaneous."
"Gothic" looked bored and "Miscellaneous" looked discouraged in advance; "Renaissance" was following the course of a fly on the ceiling.
It looked like a Renaissance palace made of rubber and stretched to the height of forty stories.
All right, damn you, give them good Renaissance if you must and if there is such a thing!
The palatial residence of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Ainsworth on Riverside Drive, a pet project of Keating’s, done in Late Renaissance and gray granite, was complete at last.
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It was Renaissance.
He had chosen the style of the Renaissance because he knew the unwritten law that all architectural juries liked columns, and because he remembered Ralston Holcombe was on the jury.
Holcombe, who never looked in the direction of the model and never missed a guest stopping before it, slapped Keating’s shoulder and said something appropriate about young fellows learning the beauty of the style of the Renaissance.
It is a scientific fact that the architectural style of the Renaissance is the only one appropriate to our age.
It has been proved that Renaissance is the only permissible style for all churches, temples and cathedrals.
And if Mr. Stoddard did not specifically insist on Renaissance, he got just exactly what he deserved.
Gordon L. Prescott designed the semi-Renaissance cornice, and the glass-enclosed terrace projecting from the third floor.
Inasmuch, he pointed out, as nothing of great historical importance had happened in the world since the Renaissance, we should consider ourselves still living in that period; and all the outward forms of our existence should remain faithful to the examples of the great masters of the sixteenth century.
Even Ralston Holcombe had forgotten Renaissance.
But when you turn in this—" the Dean slammed his fist down on a sheet spread before him—"this as a Renaissance villa for your final project of the year—really, my boy, it was too much!"
Oh, to hell with your elevation! I don’t want to look at your damn Renaissance elevations!
There are no more uses of "renaissance" in the book.