Windows
................ Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Window head / Window crown

The upper horizontal cross member or decorative element of a window frame

Found in almost all styles of architecture.

Window crowns: hooded, bracketed, framed

Window crowns: full arch, segmental, pedimented (triangular or curved)

Cf., Hoodmold / Dripstone


Examples from Buffalo architecture:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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