Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Blind arcade
are KADE


A series of arches applied to a wall for decoration

Not to be confused with an arcaded corbel table.

Found especially in Romanesque style buildings

A "raking blind arcade" is a slanting blind arcade

A blind arch is a single arch applied to a wall as a decorative element


Examples from Buffalo architecture:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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