Tag Archives: Arts and Crafts

Glimpses. 270 Veranda Street

Built in 1916 for Harry J Ricker.

A heavily altered Arts and Crafts bungalow on Martin’s Point in the East Deering neighborhood

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Glimpses. 263 Brighton Avenue


Built ca 1919

A brick Arts and Crafts in Fessenden Park Extension.

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Glimpses. 43 Highland Street

Built ca: 1920

A modest bungalow in Longfellow Highlands

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271 Deering Avenue

Built in 1915 for Harry ‘Henry’ Wilkie. Design by Fred Tompson.

An Arts and Crafts bungalow in the Fessenden Park neighborhood.

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31 Belmeade Street.

 


Built in 1923 by Frank and Grace Leavitt

Design by John Calvin and John Howard Stevens

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Glimpses. 55 Bowdoin Street

Built in 1911 for Harrison and Helen Holt.

Design by John Calvin & John Howard Stevens

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West End Walks. 4 Orchard Street

Update 6.24.16: Having found a new resource on architects practicing in Portland, I can now state the architect of this house was James P Thomas. Thomas was a grandson of the noted William Widgery Thomas and a graduate of Harvard University. Thomas played a big role in public and residential architecture in Portland during the turn of the 19th/20th centuries.

Having highlighted the entry in the first Portals post, I think it’s time to take a closer look at this house. A product of a booming era, the home has some wonderful architectural details combined with a bit of interesting history.

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