Tag Archives: 19th Century

Row Houses: 196 Danforth Street. By Request

Built ca: 1836/7 by Eli Hamblen

A Greek Revival townhouse in the West End. Continue reading

Glimpses. 22 Clifford Street

Built in 1916 for Ammi Whitney and his son Joseph.  Design by Frederick Tompson.

A brick colonial revival in the Western Promenade historic district. Continue reading

In Focus. Edward Henry Elwell

A pioneering editor, publisher, historian, and civic booster.

Edward H. Elwell ca. 1875. Maine Memory Network

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Glimpses. 136 Pleasant Street

Built ca: 1830. Probably built by Joseph Ilsley.

A simple, late period, Federal in the Park-Pleasant Street neighborhood Continue reading

Glimpses. 14 Hanover Street

Built ca: 1849 by Ira Brett

A modest brick Greek Revival in the Bayside neighborhood. 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. 108 Salem Street

Built ca: 1855 by John Neal

A pleasant, and substantially altered, Greek Revival on the harbor slope of the West End.

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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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44 Cedar Street

Built sometime between 1845 and 1852 by Edward P Thompson.

A sturdy Greek Revival in the Bayside neighborhood.

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