Applications Videos

Historic Properties

Properties For Sale

About the Commission

Browse By Topic

Local History

Links

Home

Pinnacles

A terminal ornament found on roofs, buttresses, or other high points. Generally, pinnacles terminate in a cone, pyramid, or a gable. Pinnacles rise above the roof of a building or cap a tower, buttress, or other projecting part of the building.

LEFT: Rectangular pinnacle capped by a pyramid - example

RIGHT: Cylindrical pinnacle capped by a cone - example

LEFT: Rectangular pinnacle capped by a pyramid - geometry

RIGHT: Cylindrical pinnacle capped by a cone - geometry


home | survey and research reports | neighborhood guides | tour guides | about HLC | contact HLC | guestbook