The Colonial Revival barracks is given a Mid-Atlantic formality by tall end chinmeys and low flanking wings with shallow recessed arches and connecting hyphens to pedimented end pavilions. The typical compression of New England colonial architecture often encouraged escape to the expansive massing of this alien colonial precedent, with its hyphens and wings, especially during the interwar period, when such massing was popular both for functional expression and for picturesque silhouette. The architects designed a series of state police barracks in the style (see those in Lincoln [ LI22] and Portsmouth [ PO10]).
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