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West End Walks. 2 interesting little places.

94 Pine Street & 137 Emery Street

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A wonderful pair of Queen Anne homes tucked into the corner of Pine & Emery Streets. These are some of the unsung hero’s of the West End

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West End Walks. 380 Danforth Street

380 Danforth Street. The Stick Style refined.

wpid-20150425_103322.jpgJust up the street from 394 Danforth we find another Stick Style home that displays a more refined vision. Where as 394 is positively dripping with details, 380 shows restraint and more developed details. Continue reading

West End Walks. 400 Danforth Street. Harrison Bird Brown house.

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Harrison Bird Brown

The name rings large in the 19th Century history of Portland. A noted sea and landscape painter who was born in Portland and died in London, his works are prized today. Bowdoin & Colby Colleges and the Portland Museum of Art all hold his paintings in their collections.  Brown painted and taught on the far west end of Danforth Street. Continue reading