Architecture

New Home in Vinings – SOLD IN 2012

Heery Brothers is delighted to present a beautiful new home on a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Vinings.

5 bedroom, 5 and one half bathrooms Earth-Craft home built by LEED-certified builder, Donnelly Residential. Professional-grade kitchen opens to fireside family room. Spacious master suite with garden tub and walk-in closet. Finished basement with guest suite, exercise room, and rec room. 3-bay garage. Many other high-end appointments. Ready now.… Read more


Painted Brick

Atlanta has lots of painted brick houses. We actually grew up in a painted brick house. 44 Wakefield in Brookwood Hills used to be red brick. In the 1950′s I think, our father mixed blue paint, thinner and water. The house has had a very distinctive look ever since.  Painted brick is part of an American Revival architectural vernacular. It is a more conservative look compared to the eclectic architectural style prevalent in Atlanta’s new construction 10 years ago.

The … Read more


Architectural Styles in America

This was written by our father, an esteemed Architect and all-round good guy.  George Heery, Sr. is Chairman of Brookwood Group (www.BrookwoodGroup.com).

 

Architectural Styles in America

 

Lifted by George Heery substantially from a book by Lucy D. Rosenfeld and Marina Harrison 

with comments related to “Southern Architecture” of the Pre-Civil War era.

January 2011

Colonial (1620 – 1740)

 

The New England (for the most part) Colonial style, which can be seen throughout the New England area, features simple, boxlike houses, … Read more