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:
- Illustration above: Charles F. Sternberg House / The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
- Charles W. Goodyear House
- S. Douglas Cornell House
- 591 Delaware Avenue
- 1920 Niagara St.
- 196 Linwood Ave.
- J. Lyth & Sons Illustrated Catalogue and Price List
- Hooded window crown: Hellriegel House