Category Archives: Condominium

Glimpses. 327 Spring Street

Built ca: 1846 for John Van Buskirk

A Greek Revival with later alterations in the West End

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Glimpses. 154 Newbury Street


Built ca 1867 by Jotham Lewis.

A brick Second Empire home in the India Street District.

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80-84 Pine Street

Built in 1865 for George Gilman. Remodeled in 1895 for Holman S Melcher

A large brick Italianate on the corner of Pine and Lewis Streets.

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West End Walks. 191 Pine Street.

Built in 1866 For Edmund Phinney

Design most likely by Francis Fassett.

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Glimpses. 6 Eastern Promenade 

By Request

A first visit to the Eastern Promenade. Home to some over the top architecture to match some over the top views. Our first is a ‘by request’ glimpse. And it’s over the top

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West End Walks. 143 Pine Street. A home for an architect.

Built in 1863 by Thomas Cummings father and son.

The elder Cummings was an architect in Portland.

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In Focus. Charles Quincy Clapp. Part 2. A Period of Domesticity

Welcome to part two of a focused look at the life and works of Charles Quincy Clapp. In part one, I looked at his early years and some of his earliest, mostly commercial, works. In this section, I am going to focus in CQ’s domestic work, both for himself and as part of the family’s investments.

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