Architectural Styles

Architecture in Valparaiso
Valparaiso is home to beautiful examples of architecture. The majority of buildings discussed below are of styles found in urban areas. It was in these areas that professionals who could afford more elaborate houses lived, worked, and had access to local architects such as Charles Lembke and builders such as John D. Wilson.

Styles
The following are the most common architectural styles found in Valparaiso.

House with Bungalow architecture
Bungalow
House with Colonial Revival architecture
Colonial Revival
House with Eclectic Period Revival architecture
Eclectic Period
Revivals
House with Gothic Revival architecture
Gothic Revival
House with Italianate architecture
Italianate
City Hall's Neoclassical architecture
Neoclassical
House with Octagon architecture
Octagon
House with Prairie architecture
Prairie
House with Queen Anne architecture
Queen Anne
Memorial Opera House Romanesque architecture
Romanesque

Sources
We would like to thank the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and Porter County for the contents found in these pages. Most of the information can be found in the "Porter County Interim Report - Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory," published in 1991.