1835 – 1890
The Moorish Revival style came out of the European and American interest in the architecture of the Middle and Far East. Middle and Far East. Like the Egyptian Revival style of architecture, the Moorish Revival style was often found on large public buildings as a strictly decorative style. The style was identified by the use of large onion domes, horseshoe and ogee arches, and Asian trim work placed on large square structures that had a low-pitched, hipped roof. In some high style examples of the Moorish Revival, minarets and polychromed colors schemes were added to accentuate the Far East appeal.