Category Archives: History

Glimpses. 43 Deering Street

Built in 1866/67 for Francis Ashby Waldron

A well designed and built Italianate just off State Street in the Deering Street historic district.

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Glimpses. 90 & 94 Gray Street

Built ca: 1888

A pair of modest Queen Anne’s in the block between Brackett and Clark Streets

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209 State Street

A large double house in the Venetian Gothic style.

Built ca: 18556-56 by Simon Libby for John W Munger. Possibly designed by Charles K Kirby.

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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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Glimpses. 132 Pleasant Avenue

Built ca: 1900

A large but seemingly incomplete Queen Anne in Deering

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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. 66 West Street

Built in 1919 for James and Rose Macy

A low-key colonial revival in the West End

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