This 18th Century Scottish Castle is a great example of a classical porte cochere
This is a video of a Royal Family Carriage procession. This is a great demonstration of Porte Cochere in its traditional use:
Today in Los Angeles, we can find many adaptations of French Normandy inspired Porte-Cochere in residential housing. Porte-Cochere are very common in period revival architecture that is found in South Carthay, Carthay Circle, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park, Layfette Square, Beverly Hills flats, Beverly Park, and other areas throughout the city.