53 Danforth Street

Portland, ME

53 Danforth is located in the heart of the Portland Peninsula, a few blocks from downtown, the Arts District, the Old Port, the West End, and the Waterfront. It replaced a 50 year-old one-story garage and gravel parking lot.. It includes 35 one-bedroom apartments, 8 two-bedroom apartments, and covered on-site parking. Most of the units enjoy views of Portland’s harbor and downtown Portland. This was our first project to include solar energy.


UNITS: 43 (13 Market-Rate + 30 Income-Restricted)

ARCHITECT: Archetype, P.A.

CONTRACTOR: Wright-Ryan Construction

FINANCING: MaineHousing; TD Bank; and the City of Portland, Maine.

"New apartments giving economy 'shot in the arm' "

Portland Press Herald

August 13, 2009


"New affordable housing touted as

'aesthetic upgrade' "

The Portland Daily Sun

August 13, 2009


"Going green on Danforth"

The Portland Forecaster

August 12, 2009


"Green-themed apartments due to open on Danforth"

The Portland Daily Sun

June 4, 2009


"Danforth St. picked for Y proxy housing"

The Portland Forecaster

January 16, 2008

For detailed rental information, please visit: Saco Falls Management.