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Second Empire Homes

Second Empire Style

This style was popular in the United States from 1865-1900 after the American Civil War. It began during the rein of Napoleon III’s Second Empire. The style was originally simply called “french” or “modern french” but came to be known as Second Empire. Because of the level of detail and mass of these buildings, they were mainly popular with rich businessmen.

Common Features

  • Mansard Roof
  • Dormer Windows
  • Pavilions
  • Large Buildings
  • Asymmetrical

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Second Empire Homes for Sale

Where public record describes the property as being Second Empire and/or the listing agent has identified the home as being Second Empire. Those are the listings you will find displayed below.

*Disclaimer: All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed, and should be verified by visitors/buyers. Houses for Sale categorized in this particular “style” are curated through the MLS system and displayed on this page based on the Listing Brokerage’s identification under a particular “style” which may or may not be accurate. It’s recommended that you verify accuracy through the listing agent directly or you may feel free to contact us if you are not currently already being represented by your own agent, and we will be happy to research the style type further for you. Silva Realty Group and/or its agents, employees shall not be held liable for any inaccuracies in property style errors or any other listing errors made by any other brokerages, agencies, employees/staff or third party vendors.