Category Archives: Italianate

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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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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6 Deering Street. A home for an architect.

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Harding was an architect. In 1873 he was listed as working from his home on Deering Street but I have also found biographical information placing him in Boston in the same year.

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10 Deering Street. The foundation of a long time Portland business just recently demised and a visit from the ‘remuddlers’.

Built in 1864 for Rufus Deering

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Yes. That Rufus Deering.

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85 Park Street. Facing the past and future.

Built ca 1852 for Stephen D Hall

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