Tag Archives: Architecture

Glimpses. 21 Orange Street

Built ca: 1866 on spec for John Mckenney.

A small Greek Revival in the West End Neighborhood.

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Glimpses. 30-32 Vesper Street

Built ca: 1855 by John Weeks

A modest Greek Revival double-house in the Munjoy Hill Neighborhood

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In Focus. Charles A Alexander Part 3. Commercial, Church, & other Works.

Part 3 of an in-depth look at one of Portland’s lesser-known architects.

Portland Sugar House warehouse. 1852

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In Focus. Charles A Alexander Part 2. Residences and Cottages

Part 2 of an in-depth look at one of Portland’s lesser-known architects.

Safford House. 1857

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In Focus. Charles A Alexander Part 1. Biography

Part One of an in-depth look at one of Portland’s lesser-known architects.

Chestnut Street Methodist Church. 1856

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Glimpses. 118 Beacon Street

Built in 1895 for Charles Sumner Foss. Design by John Calvin Stevens

A substantial Colonial Revival in the Woodfords neighborhood Continue reading

75 Vaughan Street Redux

Built in 1859 for William Goodwin

A quirky Gothic Revival on the corner of Vaughan and Bowdoin Streets

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50-52 Carleton Street

Built ‘on spec’ in 1864 by Granville and Sewall Chase. Design by Thomas Cummings?

A stylish Italianate in the West End

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Glimpses. 12 Smith Street

Built ca: 1868 for William Goold

A small Italianate in the India Street Historic District

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117-119 Pine Street. House number 200

Built in 1876 for Francis & Edward Fassett

An iconic High Victorian in the West End Historic District

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