Tag Archives: carriage house

Glimpses. 100 Neal Street

Built in 1898 for Albert H Hinds. Design by John Calvin Stevens

A charming Queen Anne in the West End Historic District

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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

130 Park Street

Built ca: 1847-48 by Joseph H PoorA transitional Federal/Greek Revival between Congress and Spring Streets

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West End Walks. 113 Vaughan Street.

Built in 1867 for John Marshall Brown20161112_125834.jpg

Design by Charles A Alexander.

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Glimpses. 99 Chadwick Street

Originally a garage for Aurelius S Hinds. A successful druggist and businessman.  At some point, it was converted to a home. The details of the street facades and gardens are wonderful.

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110 Pleasant Street. A carriage house with a long history.


It sits, rather forlornly, behind the group home at 71 High Street. Neglected and overlooked, it seems to be the victim of ‘destruction by neglect’. A sad state for a building with a long story to tell. With a construction date of 1800, I believe it to be the oldest carriage house in Portland.

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142 Pearl Street. My Favorite Carriage House That’s Not In The West End


I am not sure I can say why, but this little carriage house has always fascinated me. Tucked in behind a somewhat nondescript brick house on Cumberland Ave, this is a cute survivor. Continue reading

West End Walks. Carriage houses & garages.


159 Pine Street

An area of architectural design little contemplated in modern times but long an interest of mine. Style and quality range from bland to utilitarian to high style.

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