Category Archives: Portals

2 Atlantic Street

Built ca 1852 for Robert Dresser

A stately Greek Revival on the corner of Fore Street

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54 Maple Street

Built ca: 1858 by David Robinson Jr.

A Greek Revival double-house in the between Pleasant and Danforth Streets in the Gorham’s Corner neighborhood. Continue reading

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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106 Pine Street. By Request.

Built ca 1869-70 by Russell Worcester

A wooden Mansard in the wedge of Pine and Emery Streets in the West End.

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Glimpses. 154 Newbury Street


Built ca 1867 by Jotham Lewis.

A brick Second Empire home in the India Street District.

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Glimpses. 16 Storer Street

Built prior to 1860 for Dependence and/or Henry Furbush (Furbish). Possibly designed by Charles A Alexander.

A fascinating brick Italianate on the Waynflete Campus.

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209 State Street

Built ca: 1855-56 by Simon Libby for John W Munger. Possibly designed by Charles K Kirby.

A large double house in the Venetian Gothic style.

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110 Pleasant Street. A carriage house with a long history.

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It sits, rather forlornly, behind the group home at 71 High Street. Neglected and overlooked, it seems to be the victim of ‘destruction by neglect’. A sad state for a building with a long story to tell. With a construction date of 1800, I believe it to be the oldest carriage house in Portland.

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