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Portland Planning Board gives green light on 118 plans

The Planning Board voted unanimously to grant site plan approvals on Tuesday night. The Portland Press Herald reports: James Pike, who owns property across the street from the nearby landmark Portland Observatory, said he came to the meeting expecting to be opposed to the project, but admitted to the board he was “very impressed” by the building plans, which use multiple colors and architectural variations to break the space up visually. The design will be further enhanced by adjusting the decks […]

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Portland one of Business Insider’s top 2014 destinations

Ranking right up there with Cuba, Bangkok and Iceland, Portland, Maine is one of Business Insider’s picks for travel in 2014. It makes us very proud to see Portland in such terrific global company. Only two places are named in the US and our fair city is one of them. The article mentions the increasing number of places to stay in the city but there are also more options on places to live. 118 on Munjoy Hill is walking distance […]

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First rendering shows retail and residential spaces

The Portland City Council recently passed a zoning text amendment that will encourage ground-floor retail along Congress Street on Munjoy Hill. 118 will be providing two retail spaces on Congress at St. Lawrence as a result of this change. You can see these in the rendering we now have available from Archetype Architects. Read more about the building features on the Residences page.

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Downeast Magazine features the Munjoy Hill home of David Lloyd and John Ryan

When they decided to sell their homes and move to Munjoy Hill, 118’s architect David Lloyd and construction firm owner John Ryan designed and built the condominiums of their dreams . If you are considering a home at 118, this is a must read article. It is no coincidence that they were selected to join the 118 team; they truly understand urban living and how to design spaces that live well. “When real estate developer Peter Bass and sculptor Lin Lisberger […]

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Standard Baking named one of 10 best bakeries in America

One reason we know why people love life in Portland: the great selection of eateries and bakeries available—many of them walking distance from 118 on Munjoy Hill. Standard Baking is the latest Portland hot spot to get on a Top Ten list as one of the best bakeries in the US. “The ham and cheese croissant is a best seller, but the menu also includes plenty to please a sweets lover such as chocolate and almond croissants, buttery and soft […]

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Press Herald reports on diversification in Portland’s East End

Portland is becoming increasingly popular as a desirable city in which to live and Munjoy Hill is no exception.  Join the conversation as 118 aims to combine new commercial space on Congress Street—filling a void along the streetscape—with  first-of-their-kind residential units. This means living space that is all on one level, layouts that are well-thought-out, bring in the natural light, offer expansive views, and include indoor parking. “The project is another sign of change in the historic neighborhood….Munjoy Hill is […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is planned for the site at 118 Congress Street? A four-story mixed-use building will be constructed at the corner of St. Lawrence and Congress. There will be commercial space along Congress and twelve high-quality condominiums on three floors. There will be indoor parking on the ground level for the residents. There is elevator access to each of the three levels of residences. What will the sizes of the units be? The design of the building and the residences is in […]

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