Tag Archives: Remuddling

Glimpses. 108 Fessenden Street.

Built ca 1895

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

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Glimpses. 22 Eastern Promenade. By Request

Built ca 1888 by James Polk Jordan.

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Glimpses. 67 Gray Street

The short block of Gray Street from Brackett to Winter is home to an eclectic blend of 19th century houses in varying states of repair.

I, of course, am drawn to the house in the ‘worse’ condition.

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10 Deering Street. The foundation of a long time Portland business just recently demised and a visit from the ‘remuddlers’.

Built in 1864 for Rufus Deering

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Yes. That Rufus Deering.

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West End Walks. Neal Street Remuddling

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Remuddle, v. (portmanteau from “remodel” and “muddle”), to remodel a building or room in a way that obscures or destroys key aspects of the original design.

141 Neal Street.

Appears to be a single family home on a pretty standard in town lot. The Portland Historic Resources Inventory (HRI) of 1976 lists it as being built for one Edwin A. Boothbay in 1891.The HRI states the style was Queen Anne.
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