Category Archives: Off the peninsula

Reader Suggestion. 1040 Ocean Street

Built ca 1900. Probably by Jacob Shattuck.

An odd, and probably doomed, Queen Anne on the Falmouth line.

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Glimpses. 270 Veranda Street

Built in 1916 for Harry J Ricker.

A heavily altered Arts and Crafts bungalow on Martin’s Point in the East Deering neighborhood

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Glimpses. 271 Summit Street

Built ca: 1803 for Charles Frost.

A brick Federal home in the North Deering neighborhood.

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Glimpses. 499 Ocean Avenue

Built ca: 1860 by Moses Dow

A small Italianate near Payson Park.

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Glimpses. 28 Clifton Street

Built ca: 1870 by Warren Sparrow

A cute Second Empire house in Coyle Park, between Forest Avenue and Back Cove

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Glimpses. 129 Sherwood Street

Built between 1864 and 1872 by William Hamblen

A charming Italianate in the East Deering neighborhood

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Glimpses. 70 Ashmont Street

Built ca 1897 by Arthur E Marks

A well maintained Queen Anne in the Oakdale neighborhood

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Glimpses. 140 Noyes Street

Built ca 1899. Probably for Marks and Earle.

A fine Queen Anne in the Oakdale neighborhood.

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Glimpses. 104 Prospect Street

Built ca: 1877, possibly by Samuel Norcross, for Abby and John Small

A wooden Second Empire in the Longefellow Highlands neighborhood. Continue reading

Glimpses. 457 St. John Street

Built ca 1857.

A brick Greek Revival between Granite and Falmouth Streets. Built for J B Brown and St John Smith. Yes, the street was named for him.

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