Federal style

A term describing the Neoclassical architecture built in the United States in the decades following the American Revolution, ca. 1780-1830. The style was influenced strongly by the works of the Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. Notable buildings in the Federal style include the White House in Washington, D.C., and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Va.

Joshua Upham. Old Town Hall, Salem, Mass. 1816-17.