Category Archives: Spring Street

357 Spring Street

Built in 1868 for Benjamin Farnsworth.

A grand Italianate in the West End historic district

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Glimpses. 327 Spring Street

Built ca: 1846 for John Van Buskirk

A Greek Revival with later alterations in the West End

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365 Spring Street

Built ca: 1877-78 for Ammi Whitney. Design probably by Francis Fassett.

A brick Italianate at the corner of Spring and Neal Streets in the West End.

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119-121 State Street

Built ca: 1854-55 for William H Stephenson.

An eclectic double house on the corner of State and Spring Streets.

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120-126 Spring Street

Built ca: 1892 for William H Stevens

A pair of double houses designed by John Calvin Stevens, no relation.

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In Focus. Charles Quincy Clapp. Part 1. Early Works

When the term ‘architects of Portland Maine’ comes up, a couple of names normally spring to mind. John Calvin Stevens is the most obvious and perhaps Francis Fassett. Beyond that, only the cognoscenti would be able to suggest any others. Which is a shame as the pool of talent was deep. Hopefully, in the coming months, I can do a little to rectify that.

Charles Quincy Clapp ca: 1863

Charles Quincy Clapp ca: 1863

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