Church of St. Luke the Beloved Physician, 2008

Gothic Revival is an architectural movement that began in England in the mid-18th century and early 19th century as an effort to revive medieval forms in contrast to the classical styles then prevalent. The movement spread to the United States, where it gave rise to a vernacular architecture sometimes termed Carpenter Gothic. Elements of the style include pointed-arch windows and steep gables. Examples in the Saranac Lake region include: