Tag Archives: John Howard Stevens

Glimpses. 55 Bowdoin Street

Built in 1911 for Harrison and Helen Holt.

Design by John Calvin & John Howard Stevens

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Glimpses. 182 Craigie Street. A home for an architect.

Built by John Howard Stevens in 1904. Enlarged in 1914.

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Aurelius S Hinds. The story of a country boy who made good.

In my post about the converted garage at 99 Chadwick Street, I noted it was originally built for Aurelius Hinds. In doing a bit of research on Mr Hinds at that time, I realized his story was worth telling as it traces a period of growth in the city of Portland both physically and economically. His presence is felt through the buildings he left behind. One in a fashionable, then and now, section of town and the other a landmark on one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares. Here is a bit more of his story. Continue reading