Humanities › Visual Arts A Picture Gallery of Queen Anne Architecture Fanciful Homes of the Victorian Age Share Flipboard Email Print The Pollock-Capps House, 1898, Fort Worth, Texas. Carol M. Highsmith/Getty Images Visual Arts Architecture Styles An Introduction to Architecture Theory History Great Buildings Famous Architects Famous Houses Skyscrapers Tips For Homeowners Art & Artists By Jackie Craven Art and Architecture Expert Doctor of Arts, University of Albany, SUNY M.S., Literacy Education, University of Albany, SUNY B.A., English, Virginia Commonwealth University Dr. Jackie Craven has over 20 years of experience writing about architecture and the arts. She is the author of two books on home decor and sustainable design. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Jackie Craven Updated July 09, 2019 Romantic and flamboyant, Queen Anne houses come in many sizes and shapes. From charming cottages to towered mansions, these photographs show the beauty and variety of Victorian Queen Anne architecture. Is your house a Queen Anne? Queen Anne With Brick Tower Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne With Brick Tower—Queen Anne House Style. Photo © Joy This Victorian Queen Anne house has a brick tower. The wooden shakes at the top are painted a matching brick red. Joy sends us this photo of her red brick Queen Anne home. She writes, "We have only been in here a very short time, but we love it!" Southwestern Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Southwestern Queen Anne Queen Anne architecture inspired the styling of this brick home in Silver City, New Mexico. Photo © Bobbi Dodson Built in 1905, this relatively modest brick home has many features of Queen Anne architecture. Notice the complicated roof and the wrap-around porch. The owner writes, "We are currently undergoing a major renovation to the house. The original cupola was removed due to structural issues, but as part of the renovation, we are looking to add a modified version. This house was also one of the first in the area to include a sleeping porch." Queen Anne With Stick Details Victorian House Photos: Queen Anne 1889 Queen Ann Victorian in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Photo © Rhonda Bacon-St.John Built in 1889, this Queen Anne home has "stick" detailing in the gable. The house is located in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Transplanted Queen Anne House Victorian House Photos: Queen Anne The owners moved this Queen Anne house from Pasadena to San Pedro, California. Photo © Tyler McLaughlin This Queen Anne Victorian house was built 1896 in Pasadena, California. In 2002 it was cut in half with a chain saw and moved to San Pedro, California. This photo was taken in the summer of 2004. Work was near completion and the owners were moving in. Queen Anne With Patterned Shingles Victorian House Photos: Queen Anne Queen Anne home with patterned shingles. Photo © Tyler McLaughlin Patterned wood shingles give texture to the siding of this Queen Anne Victorian in Saco, Maine. Also note the sunburst design in the gable. Mock Queen Anne Victorian House Photos: Queen Anne This little house looks like a Queen Anne, but it's actually a remodeled bungalow. Photo © Tyler McLaughlin This house in Redondo Beach, California, began as a bungalow but was remodeled to look like a Queen Anne Victorian. Not much of the original structure remains. "They did a good job of making a small house look big, even if it is a little busy," says the photographer. The house is "like a miniature replica" of a Queen Anne building. Most of the other houses on this street are either bungalow or Spanish ranch style. Chicago Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Brick Queen Anne home in Chicago. Photo © Margaret Sullivan ("Honey") Moga The Sullivan family lived in this Victorian house on the north side of Chicago from 1940 until 1981. The house has an open staircase in the front hall and a small back staircase by the kitchen. There are double doors into the house. This small foyer has a tiled floor. Naugatuck Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne home with two-story porch. Photo © Fran Mirabilio Located in the Hillside Historic District of Naugatuck, Connecticut, this Queen Anne Victorian has a Colonial Revival flair. New Hampshire Queen Anne Victorian House Photos: Queen Anne Queen Anne home on Court St. in Keene, New Hampshire. Photo © Tyler McLaughlin This Victorian home on Court St. in Keene, New Hampshire, has classic Queen Anne features. Located in New Hampshire, this home has a classic Queen Anne turret, a wraparound porch, and patterned shingles in the gable. The photographer recalls seeing a bowling alley in the basement. James B. Arthur House Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses James B. Arthur House in Fort Collins, Colorado. Photo © Georgia E. James B. Arthur, prominent entrepreneur, pioneer, and onetime mayor of Fort Collins, Colorado, built this stunning Queen Anne Victorian in 1882. The Arthurs entertained Fort Collins elite in their Queen Anne home. The house is constructed of triple-layered brick and locally quarried sandstone. Missouri Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses 1888 Queen Anne house in Independence, Missouri. Photo © John Goold This house in Independence, Missouri, was built in 1888 for T.J. Watson, a retired physician who served as a surgeon on General Grant's staff in the Civil War. The redbrick Queen Anne residence contains fine terra-cotta ornaments in stylized leaf shapes. The Victorian house is also distinguished by its conical roofed tower with fish-scale slate shingles, which extends from the second level to the attic, and by cut-brick chimneys. Kansas City Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne home in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo: Kent T. Dicus, Michael G. Ohlson, Sr. This Queen Anne home was built in 1887 in Kansas City, Missouri, for lumber baron Charles B. Leach. Kent T. Dicus and Michael G. Ohlson Sr. submitted this photo of a 12-room Queen Anne mansion. The Queen Anne home has 23 original stained-glass windows and nine different kinds of wood on the main two floors. Since this photo was taken, the five chimneys have been rebuilt to appear as they originally appeared, with the "dog-knots" atop them. Seven of the eight fireplace mantels are original, and all of the fireplaces now work. The home incorporates many of the typical Queen Anne features: dentil molding, tower, steeply pitched roof, Palladian windows, dormers, gables, and box-bay windows. A dumbwaiter connects from the basement through the kitchen and the back stairs, and on up to the third floor (which is an unfinished ballroom). Brick Queen Anne House in Indiana Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Worthington Mansion, a Queen Anne bed & breakfast inn in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Photo: Tony Bishop This brick Queen Anne home in Indiana has a characteristic round turret. Tony Bishop sends us this photo of the Queen Anne style Worthington Mansion in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The brick Queen Anne home was built in 1888. Located in Fort Wayne's West Central Historic District, the Worthington Mansion has been run as a small bed-and-breakfast and a historic venue for intimate, private events. Yellow Brick Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Victorian Queen Anne House. Photo by Jackie Craven There's a Romanesque flair to the arched windows in this Queen Anne home. Patterned brickwork accents the arches. Saratoga Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne home in Saratoga, New York. Photo by Jackie Craven Many wealthy industrialists made their summer homes in Saratoga, New York. This Saratoga Victorian is a Queen Anne with characteristics of the Shingle style, often used for resort homes. Queen Anne With Gingerbread Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne cottage in Jackson, New Hampshire. Photo by Jackie Craven "Gingerbread" details decorate the gable in this quaint Queen Anne cottage located in historic Jackson, New Hampshire. Stucco and Stone Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Stucco and Stone Queen Anne. Photo by Jackie Craven Is this Victorian house a Queen Anne or a Colonial Revival? With a Queen Anne turret and Classical Palladian windows, it has features of both. Queen Anne With Stickwork Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Ash Street Inn in New Hampshire. Photo by Jackie Craven The Ash Street Inn in New Hampshire is a Queen Anne Victorian with a turret and detailed stained-glass windows. The flat horizontal and vertical bands ("stickwork") suggest another Victorian style known as Stick. Spindled Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Spindled Queen Anne House Queen Anne Victorian in Texas. Clipart.com photo Lavished with spindle details, this elaborate Queen Anne house perches on the hillside like an enormous wedding cake. Stucco-Sided Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Stucco-sided Queen Anne. Photo by Jackie Craven Here's a more formal—almost Colonial Revival—Queen Anne house with dentil moldings and classical columns raised on stone piers. Virginia and Lee McAlester, authors of "A Field Guide to American Houses," would call this home a "Free Classic" Queen Anne. Queen Anne Cottage Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses This cozy cottage is a folk Victorian with Queen Anne details. Clipart.com Photo Nestled on a Colorado mountainside, this Folk Victorian cottage has whimsical Queen Anne details. Queen Anne With an Onion Dome Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne with onion dome. Clipart.com Photo An onion-shaped dome and "Eastlake" style beadwork give this Queen Anne style home an exotic flavor. Just think of what a coat of paint could do! Remodeled Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne House Pictures Remodeled Queen Anne. Photo from Forum Member "sonjos" The owner of this Queen Anne home posted in our forum, seeking ideas on how to restore the original siding. Salem Queen Anne House Victorian House Pictures: Queen Anne in Salem, Massachusetts Queen Anne House in Salem, Massachusetts. Photo: Spencer Patterned shingles and a turret make this Salem, Massachusetts, house built in 1892 a classic Queen Anne Victorian. Aluminum-Sided Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Queen Anne house with aluminum siding. Photo by Jackie Craven Uh-oh. This Queen Anne style house has been covered with aluminum siding. The Victorian trim is lost. Queen Anne Funeral Home Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Playful colors dress up this renovated Queen Anne House. Photo © Zymurgea Built in 1898, this Queen Anne house was originally used as a funeral home, with family quarters upstairs. The Queen Anne house has vinyl siding and other modern renovations, but old tales of ghosts and hauntings abound. Queen Anne With Turret Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Victorian Queen Anne Home. Photo by Jackie Craven Patterned shingles, a round turret, and a wraparound porch make this Upstate New York home a quintessential Queen Anne. Kansas Queen Anne Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses Built in 1892, Skyview Mansion is a Queen Anne Victorian in Leavenworth, Kansas. Photo © Ryan Welch "SkyView" Mansion was built in about 1892. For the past 50 years, the Queen Anne Victorian home was used as a restaurant and residence. This lovely brick Victorian home has about 5,000 square feet of living space, plus an 1,800-square-foot ballroom on the third story. The house sets on 1.8 acres in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 2006, the house was restored and became a single-family residence again.