Architecture Defined

Use our Architecture Defined page to learn about common architectural styles that can be found in the greater Portland area. 

COLONIAL (1750-1820)

   The Tate House, Westbrook Street, Portland

The Tate House, Westbrook Street, Portland

Gothic (1840-1880)

   The Gothic House, Spring Street, Portland

The Gothic House, Spring Street, Portland

Second Empire(1860-1890)

Queen Anne (1870-1910)

Colonial Revival
(1880-1930)

Modern and International (1945-1975)

   Woodfords F&B, Portland

Woodfords F&B, Portland

Post Modern (1965-Present)

   Portland Museum of Art, Portland

Portland Museum of Art, Portland

FEDERAL (1780-1830)

   Cumberland Club, High Street, Portland

Cumberland Club, High Street, Portland

Greek Revival (1825-1850)

   The Clapp House, Spring Street, Portland

The Clapp House, Spring Street, Portland

ITALIANATE (1840-1880)

   Victoria Mansion, Danforth Street, Portland

Victoria Mansion, Danforth Street, Portland

EastlaKE & Stick Style (1860-1910)

   Danforth Street, Portland

Danforth Street, Portland

SHINGLE STYLE (1880-1930)

   Maine Fifth Regiment Museum, Peaks Island

Maine Fifth Regiment Museum, Peaks Island

Classical Revival
(1895-1930)

   Superior Court, Newbury Street, Portland

Superior Court, Newbury Street, Portland