Category Archives: Second Empire Style

44-46 Avon Street

Built on speculation in 1874 by Elbridge G P Smith

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12 O’Brion (formerly Beckett) Street.

Built ca: 1864 (maybe)

A much-altered  Second Empire on the Eastern Promenade side of Munjoy Hill. Continue reading

Glimpses. 50 Cushman Street.

Built in 1870 by James Tenney for Clinton and Olive Jones

A substantial Second Empire in the West End neighborhood.

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60-62 Hampshire Street

Built ca 1867 for John Barbour & Jane Barbour Staples.

A fine, if somewhat remuddled, Second Empire double house in the India Street neighborhood.

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Glimpses. 88 Stevens Avenue

Built ca 1870 by Thomas W O’Brion for his son Edward.

A funky Second Empire in the Bradley’s Corner neighborhood

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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. 32 Sherman Street

Built ca: 1876-77, possibly on spec, by Thomas Wildes. First occupied by Jarius Talbot.

A petite Second Empire in the Parkside 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 Longfellow Highlands neighborhood. Continue reading

96-100 India Street

Built ca 1867 by the heirs of Dudley Cammett. Designed by George B Pelham.

A brick Second Empire in the India Street Historic District.

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