Reed, Thomas Brackett, House

30-32 Deering St., Portland, Maine

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

Map 

Street View 

Description 

From 1888 until his death, this was the residence of Thomas B. Reed (1839-1902), the powerful Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives. In 1890, "Czar Reed" reformed House procedures with the introduction of the "Reed Rules." -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 15, 1975

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 7, 1973
Reference number
73000239
Architectural style
Victorian
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Professional; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant years
1888; 1902

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2016: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • March 28, 2014: Updated by Brian Bartlett: Alphabetized listing
  • September 18, 2013: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett

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