The folks at Bilt-Well had pretty strong opinions about front entrances and their importance to the overall aspect of home architecture.
"Too much consideration cannot be given to the selection of the Front Entrance.
Who has not seen entrances that radiate welcome, hospitality and good cheer?
But not all doors are suited to all entrances, nor all entrances to all types of houses. On the following pages you will find harmonious combinations of doors and their surroundings, designed to enhance homes of any architectural style.
Front Entrances fulfill a demand which the single front door will not satisfy."