Articles by Shawn Hunt

 
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Greater Portland Landmarks’ 2016 Historic House Gala!

By Shawn Hunt on April 29, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Friday, June 10, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The West Mansion, 181 Western Promenade, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org/events/ Presenting Greater Portland Landmarks’ 2016 Historic House Gala!Story continues below advertisement. The West Mansion, 181 Western Promenade, Portland Friday, June 10th, 6:30 – 10:00 PM This year’s …
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Celebrating Portland: Our Story through Architecture

By Shawn Hunt on Sept. 30, 2015, at 1:56 p.m.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture: “The Women who Saved Portland’s Architectural Heritage: Speaker: Kathleen SutherlandStory continues below advertisement. Women such as Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat who founded the Portland Society of …
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Celebrating Portland: Our Story through Architecture

By Shawn Hunt on Sept. 30, 2015, at 1:53 p.m.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture: “The City Beautiful” Speaker: Elizabeth BischofStory continues below advertisement. Inspired by the City Beautiful movement, Portland mayor James Phinney Baxter initiated the urban reform and beautification …
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Celebrating Portland: Our Story through Architecture

By Shawn Hunt on Sept. 30, 2015, at 1:50 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture: “The Entrepreneurs” Speaker: Lincoln PaineStory continues below advertisement. The architecture of Portland’s nineteenth-century residential, commercial, and political buildings reflects their entrepreneurial builders’ personal aspirations and civic …
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Celebrating Portland: Our Story through Architecture

By Shawn Hunt on Sept. 30, 2015, at 1:48 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture: “Ship Builders and Merchants” Speaker: Herb AdamsStory continues below advertisement. For 300 years Portland has been the shipbuilding, sailing and fishing center of Casco Bay. The …
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Celebrating Portland: Our Story through Architecture

By Shawn Hunt on Sept. 30, 2015, at 1:44 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture: “The Birth of the City” Speaker: Jack BaumanStory continues below advertisement. Portland traces its origins to the Englishman George Cleeve’s fur-trading settlement planted in 1632. This …
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Tall Ships Portland 2015 at the Observatory

By Shawn Hunt on July 15, 2015, at 3:54 p.m.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Portland Observatory, 138 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: 207-774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Saturday, July 18th, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PMStory continues below advertisement. Come enjoy the dramatic and inspiring sight of historic tall ships in Portland Harbor. Iberdrola USA Tall …
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2015 Old House Trade Show

By Shawn Hunt on Feb. 06, 2015, at 1:48 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, March 29, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME For more information: (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Greater Portland Landmarks is proud to present the 2015 Old House Trade Show! Meet expert professionals …
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A Neighborhood in Transition: Immigration and the India Street Neighborhood

By Shawn Hunt on Jan. 30, 2015, at 3:01 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Greater Portland Landmarks in partnership with The Maine Jewish Museum, India Street Neighborhood Association and Maine Historical Society present:Story continues below advertisement. A Neighborhood in Transition: …
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Public Gallery Hours: Portland’s Preservation Movement Since 1961

By Shawn Hunt on Jan. 16, 2015, at 3:14 p.m.
The Preservation Movement of Portland since 1961: Greater Portland Landmarks will be open to view our new, large-scale educational installation depicting the evolution of Preservation in Portland in images and text in the Gregory W. Boulos Gallery of Architecture and Design at Landmarks’ Safford House headquarters, 93 High Street, Portland. …
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The History and Significance of the Portland Company Complex

By Shawn Hunt on Nov. 21, 2014, at 12:55 p.m.
November 24, 2014 The History and Significance of the Portland Company Complex 5:30 pm Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument SquareStory continues below advertisement. Greater Portland Landmarks in partnership with Portland Public Library, Maine Historical Society, Friends of the Eastern Promenade, and the Munjoy Hill Neighborhood Organization, will present …
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Greater Portland Landmarks 50th Anniversary Founders Night Celebration

By Shawn Hunt on Oct. 24, 2014, at 2:42 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Masonic Temple, Portland, 415 Congress Street, Portland, ME Greater Portland Landmarks 50th Anniversary Founders Night Celebration Friday, November 7, 2014Story continues below advertisement. 5:30 p.m. Join us to honor the founders and leaders of Greater Portland Landmarks over 50 years. …
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Greater Portland Landmarks Preservation Awards and 50th Annual Meeting

By Shawn Hunt on Sept. 05, 2014, at 4:42 p.m.
Monday, September 29, 2014 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm Merrill Auditorium 20 Myrtle StreetStory continues below advertisement. Portland, ME 04101 Join Greater Portland Landmarks’ as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary and recognize seven outstanding historic preservation projects and programs with Preservation Awards. A reception with celebratory refreshments will immediately follow …
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Greater Portland Landmarks U.S. Custom House Tour

By Shawn Hunt on July 11, 2014, at 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: U.S. Custom House, 312 Fore Street, Portland, ME …
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Flag Day at the Portland Observatory Museum

By Shawn Hunt on June 10, 2014, at 12:36 p.m.
Saturday, June 14, 2014 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Portland Observatory Museum, 138 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: 207-774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Free Admission all day! Spend one hour or all day celebrating he opening of the 1807 Portland Observatory and the rich history of Munjoy Hill. 9 am …

Greater Portland Landmarks 50th Anniversary Keynote

By Shawn Hunt on March 07, 2014, at 2:55 p.m.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: First Parish Portland, Unitarian Universalist, 425 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: Greater Portland Landmarks; (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Greater Portland Landmarks welcomes Morrison H. Heckscher, Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of The American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art …

Energy Efficiency Workshop

By Shawn Hunt on March 07, 2014, at 1:19 p.m.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main Street, Westbrook, ME For more information: Chris Closs; (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main Street, Westbrook, ME 04092Story continues below advertisement. Greater Portland …

Lecture: Portland’s Historic Preservation Program and its Impact on Portland’s Historic Neighborhoods

By Shawn Hunt on Jan. 14, 2014, at 1:03 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME For more information: Greater Portland Landmarks; (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org The role of the Historic Preservation Program since 1990 when the city adopted a comprehensive historic preservation ordinance to protect the …

Lecture: Observations on the Evolution of Historic Preservation Practice: 1970-Present

By Shawn Hunt on Jan. 14, 2014, at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME For more information: Greater Portland Landmarks; (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org A panel discussion among experts who will contrast current trends in preservation and development with those of urban developers of the …

Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture Series

By Shawn Hunt on Oct. 15, 2013, at 2:01 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Rines Auditorium at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME For more information: Greater Portland Landmarks; (207) 774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org Tuesday, February 25, 2014: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Greater Portland Landmarks Lecture Series: Portland’s Historic …