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Word-of-the-Month: Porte-cochere

Porte-cochere
A porte-cochere is an entrance structure of a building that allows a vehicle, or horse and carriage, to pull up for people to get in or out while protected from weather.

 

Fun Fact
The French term meaning “coach gate,” was a popular building element during the Renaissance period and was commonly featured in the homes and palaces built during the reigns of French King Louis XIV and XV.


A porte-cochere at our hotel project in Orlando, FL will welcome guests into the lobby.