Design Trends

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.

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