Beaux Arts
  • Agriculture Hall
  • State Historical Society
  • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • Beaux Arts is not an architecture style, itís more a method of designing,
  • Buildings built on a grand scale
  • Integration of building with the area around it
  • Lavish ornamentation around main entrance, gargoyles, cartouches, rosettes, sculpture, garlands, flowers, shields

    Most often Beaux Arts buildings used classical Greek and Roman forms in their designs
  • Columns
  • Round arches
  • Pilasters
  • Ballustrades