Tudor Revival

You can read about the Tudor Revival architectural style and where it was used in Minneapolis.


Reflecting several design features of sixteenth century English architecture, the Tudor Revival architecture became a popular residential style at a time of intense population growth in Minneapolis. While most commonly represented in homes, aspects of the Tudor Revival style, such as steeply pitched roofs, cross gables and decorative half-timbering are also found in a number of branches of the Minneapolis Public Library system.

Common Characteristics:

  • Steeply pitched cross-gabled roofs
  • Decorative half-timbering
  • Rounded bays and turrets
  • Massive chimneys

Tudor Revival Style in Minneapolis:

Community Planning & Economic Development

Historic Preservation




Public Service Center
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415