I'm stuck on entrances, where Architects can use all their tricks, where over scaled can mean perfectly scaled. Here are 3 in upscale Atlanta neighborhoods. Other than the door the common element is a touch of wrought iron.
This one is very serious:
This one is serious too. The entrance is like a small chapel. I'd head toward the pair of charming mini-porticoes.
This Italianate is in Buckhead, north of West Wesley. I can imagine a big family gathering here. The alternating large and small stones surrounding the door is called a "Gibbs surround."
This is the Henry B. Tompkins House by Neel Reid. I'd dress up before I knocked on this door.
A Neel Reid house in Ansley Park. I don't think it has a name. It's formal but approachable, I think. The through-the-eave dormers has become a Harrison Design Associates hallmark. Very modest square column and urn.
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