Category Archives: Greek Revival

Tales from the Timbers. 139 York Street

At the corner of Park & York Streets sits a house undergoing major renovations. It’s current situation allows some of it’s more hidden stories to be told.

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41/99 Capisic Street


Built ca 1845-50

The ambiguity of the name reflects the many changes Portland has made to it’s street numbering system.

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Glimpses. 67 Gray Street

The short block of Gray Street from Brackett to Winter is home to an eclectic blend of 19th century houses in varying states of repair.

I, of course, am drawn to the house in the ‘worse’ condition.

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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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