Category Archives: Off the peninsula

397 Stevens Avenue

Built on spec in 1896 by E Vinton Earle

A pleasant Queen Anne in the Deering neighborhood

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Glimpses. 25 Belmeade Road

Built in 1917 for Seth & Amanda Clark. Design possibly by Fred Tompson.

A substantial Colonial Revival home in the Boulevard Park neighborhood.

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102 Ashmont Street

Built ca: 1843-44 on spec by Christopher Wilson

A unique Greek Revival in the Woodford’s Corner neighborhood

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By Request. 80-82 Best Street

Built in 1875 for Artemus & Eliza Richardson

A handsome Italianate in the Rosement Neighborhood

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In Focus. Charles A Alexander Part 3. Commercial, Church, & other Works.

Part 3 of an in-depth look at one of Portland’s lesser-known architects.

Portland Sugar House warehouse. 1852

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In Focus. Charles A Alexander Part 2. Residences and Cottages

Part 2 of an in-depth look at one of Portland’s lesser-known architects.

Safford House. 1857

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In Focus. Charles A Alexander Part 1. Biography

Part One of an in-depth look at one of Portland’s lesser-known architects.

Chestnut Street Methodist Church. 1856

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Glimpses. 118 Beacon Street

Built in 1895 for Charles Sumner Foss. Design by John Calvin Stevens

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1 Cobb Avenue

Built ca: 1782 by Thaddeus Broad

A modest Post Colonial in the Stroudwater neighborhood.

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Glimpses. 107 Beacon Street

Built ca: 1911 on spec by Earnest Small

A small Queen Anne in the Woodfords neighborhood Continue reading