Tag Archives: carriage house

West End Walks. 113 Vaughan Street.

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Design by Charles A Alexander.

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Glimpses. 99 Chadwick Street


Originally a garage for Aurelius S Hinds. A successful druggist and business man.  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.

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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

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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.

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159 Pine Street

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

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