Category Archives: Parkside

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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Glimpses. 501-509 Cumberland Avenue

Built in 1887 for John W Deering & Jacob S Winslow.

Design by John Calvin Stevens

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Glimpses. 24 Mellen Street.

Built in 1882 for Malcom F. Hammond. Designed by Francis Fassett & John Calvin Stevens. Continue reading

30-32 Deering Street. Portland’s post war/fire revival and Maine’s own ‘czar

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As mentioned in the Doten house post, the area north west of Congress & High Streets now known as Parkside became increasingly popular in the 1870’s.

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