A crescent is an architectural structure where a number of houses, normally terraced houses, are laid out in an arc to form a crescent shape. A famous historic crescent is the Royal Crescent in Bath, England.
The following are examples of architectural crescents:
- Bofills båge, Stockholm, Sweden, by architect Ricardo Bofill
- Buxton Crescent, Buxton, Derbyshire, England
- The Crescent, Limerick, Ireland, double Georgian style crescent
- The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
- Lansdown Crescent, Bath, England
- Marino Crescent, Dublin, Ireland developed by Charles Ffolliott
- Park Circus, Glasgow, Scotland
- Park Crescent, Brighton, England
- Park Town, Oxford, England
- Royal Crescent, Brighton, England
- Somerset Place, Bath, England
- Royal Crescent, Bath, England
- Wellington Crescent, Ramsgate, England
- Tontine Crescent, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- Risebero, Bill (1979). The Story of Western Architecture. London: The Herbert Press. pp. 159–160. ISBN 0 273 01335 1.
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- Kostof, Spiro (1985). A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 619–620. ISBN 0-19-503472-4.
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