Category Archives: garage

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. 393-395 Danforth Street

Built in 1859 by Charles A Alexander as his own residence. Alexander was a local architect whose work we have seen in the Spring mansions also on Danforth Street.

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Glimpses. 5 Oakdale Street

Driving down Falmouth Street by the university and this caught my eye. Something intriguing and not quite right at the same time.

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110 Pleasant Street. A carriage house with a long history.

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It sits, rather forlornly, behind the group home at 71 High Street. Neglected and overlooked, it seems to be the victim of ‘destruction by neglect’. A sad state for a building with a long story to tell. With a construction date of 1800, I believe it to be the oldest carriage house in Portland.

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West End Walks. Carriage houses & garages.

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159 Pine Street

An area of architectural design little contemplated in modern times but long an interest of mine. Style and quality ranges from bland to utilitarian to high style.

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