Glimpses. 89 West Street

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Built in 1893 for Captain John W Deering. Design by John Calvin Stevens.

Deering was a businessman and politician. Twice mayor of Portland.

John W Deering ca 1896

Not one of Stevens’ best IMHO. The wall to window balance in the 2 story bay at right isn’t comfortable. The dormers seem forced

89 West Street in 1924

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