The side elevation of this Virginia home illustrates the saltbox's distinctive roofline.
A saltbox house has a single story in the back and two stories in the front.
Saltbox homes are known for their flat fronts.
Many saltbox homes feature a central chimney, which acts as a simple focal point.
Located in the Pemberton Heights neighborhood of Austin, Texas, this home has material and color palettes that honor the saltbox's history.
The rear roofline of a saltbox house is steeply sloped.