Tag Archives: Portland Maine

271 Deering Avenue

Built in 1915 for Harry ‘Henry’ Wilkie

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Glimpses. 108 Fessenden Street.

Built ca 1895

A nicely detailed and well preserved Queen Anne in the USM neighborhood.

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Glimpses. 30 Glenwood Avenue

Built ca 1899

As we have seen in previous posts, the introduction of trolley and omnibus service in the 1880’s & 90’s opened large tracts of former farm lands westward off the peninsula to development. Our subject is part of this trend and puts us back in touch with Mr. Llewellyn Morse Leighton.

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6 Deering Street. A home for an architect.

Built by George M Harding in 186820161223_125237.jpg

Harding was an architect. In 1873 he was listed as working from his home on Deering Street but I have also found biographical information placing him in Boston in the same year.

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