Category Archives: Architecture

12 O’Brion (formerly Beckett) Street.

Built ca: 1864 (maybe)

A much-altered  Second Empire on the Eastern Promenade side of Munjoy Hill. Continue reading

In Focus. Edward Henry Elwell

A pioneering editor, publisher, historian, and civic booster.

Edward H. Elwell ca. 1875. Maine Memory Network

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26 Belmont Street

Built ca 1906 for Captain Lincoln Jewett. Design by John Calvin and John Howard Stevens

A handsome Queen-Anne in the Coyle Park neighborhood. Continue reading

Glimpses. 136 Pleasant Street

Built ca: 1830. Probably built by Joseph Ilsley.

A simple, late period, Federal in the Park-Pleasant Street neighborhood Continue reading

West End Walks. 2 Thomas Street

Built ca: 1910 for Arthur and Frances Champlin. Design by John Calvin and John Howard Stevens.

A large brick Colonial Revival in the West End Historic District.

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Glimpses. 14 Hanover Street

Built ca: 1849 by Ira Brett

A modest brick Greek Revival in the Bayside neighborhood. Continue reading

Glimpses. 18 Davis Street

Built ca: 1900 by the West End Land Company

A small Queen Anne in the Libby’s Corner neighborhood Continue reading

Glimpses. 22 Deblois Street

Built ca 1910 for Frederic Dudley. Design by Miller and Mayo.

An imposing Colonial Revival in the Longfellow Highlands neighborhood.

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60-62 Hampshire Street

Built ca 1867 for John Barbour & Jane Barbour Staples.

A fine, if somewhat remuddled, Second Empire double house in the India Street neighborhood.

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