Category Archives: Built on spec

West End Walks. 188-190 Pine Street

Built ca: 1902 for Charles Henry Payson. Design by John Calvin Stevens.

A substantial brick Queen Anne Double-house in the West End Historic District.

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Row Houses: 196 Danforth Street. By Request

Built ca: 1836/7 by Eli Hamblen

A Greek Revival townhouse in the West End. Continue reading

Glimpses. 108 Salem Street

Built ca: 1855 by John Neal

A pleasant, and substantially altered, Greek Revival on the harbor slope of the West End.

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7 Lafayette Street

Built ca 1853 by Wade Noyes for Samuel Mayall Jr.

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Glimpses. 28 Clifton Street

Built ca: 1870 by Warren Sparrow

A cute Second Empire house in Coyle Park, between Forest Avenue and Back Cove

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Glimpses. 32 Sherman Street

Built ca: 1876-77, possibly on spec, by Thomas Wildes. First occupied by Jarius Talbot.

A petite Second Empire in the Parkside neighborhood.

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12-14 Winter Street

Built ca: 1858 for William Widgery Thomas

A brick Greek Revival double house between Danforth and Gray Streets

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171-175 Danforth Street

Built ca 1849-50 ‘on spec’ by Horace B Richards

A simple, and slightly quirky, Greek Revival double house between State and Brackett Streets

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129 William Street.

Built prior to 1900 by Arthur E Marks

Another house built on spec in Fessenden Park.

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Glimpses. 126 William Street. By request

Built prior to 1899 by Arthur E Marks

Built ‘on spec’ as part of the Fessenden Park development

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