Category Archives: Off the peninsula

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

A substantial Colonial Revival in the Woodfords neighborhood Continue reading

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

Glimpses. 95 Deerfield Road.

Built in 1914 for Hazel & Harold Blanchard. Design probably by the firm John Calvin Stevens Architects.

A substantial Shingle Style home in the Boulevard Park neighborhood. Continue reading

Glimpses. 40 Belmont Street

Built ca: 1902 on spec for Lewellyn Morse Leighton. Design by Fred Tompson

A lovely Colonial Revival in the Coyle Park neighborhood.
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Field Trip. 88-90 Sawyer Street, South Portland

Built ca: 1849 by Stephen Hubbard

A charming Greek Revival double-house in the Ferry Village neighborhood Continue reading