Category Archives: Cumberland Avenue

Glimpses. 501-509 Cumberland Avenue

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

Design by John Calvin Stevens

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The Doten House. 461-463 Cumberland Avenue

After the Civil War and the great fire, the center of Portland became increasingly commercial and many of the residential neighborhoods followed Horace Greeley’s advice and headed west. The wonderful neighborhoods of the West End were developed in this period. Another, perhaps less recognized, area is the Deering Street section in West Bayside.

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