Property

Details

Property Details

Address

184 Middle Street, Portland, ME 04101

Use

Retail

Owner

Abatsobe LLC

Acquired

July 2021

Completed

1867

Building Size

4,375 SF

Name

William Widgery Thomas Block

Style

Italianate

— 184 MIDDLE STREET

Known as the William Widgery Thomas Block and originally completed in 1867, East Brown Cow has managed this building since its acquisition by Abatsobe LLC in 2021. The first floor features retail space, while the upper floors will soon feature brand-new one- and two- bedroom ‘Urban Homes’ as part of The Docent’s Collection hospitality offering.

In 2022, Commonwealth Hotels and East Brown Cow announced the expansion and rebranding of 121 MIDDLE to The Docent’s Collection. The Docent’s Collection offers guests a distinctive approach to travel, fusing the first-class hospitality of a hotel stay with modern, mobile-first service and personalized amenities more typically associated with a luxury residential rental. Each Urban Home is expertly designed, with fully equipped kitchens, large dining and living areas, and custom furnishings that honor the historic nature of each space while juxtaposing it with a modern and airy sensibility in order to provide a home away from home experience.

184 Middle Street will open for Urban Home reservations in Winter of 2024.

Other Urban Homes featured within The Docent’s Collection are located at 115 Middle Street, 121 Middle Street, and 178 Middle Street (opening Winter 2024).

184 MIDDLE STREET

BACKGROUND

Known as the William Widgery Thomas Block and originally completed in 1867, East Brown Cow has managed this building since its acquisition by Abatsobe LLC in 2021. The first floor features retail space, while the upper floors will soon feature brand-new one- and two- bedroom ‘Urban Homes’ as part of The Docent’s Collection hospitality offering.

In 2022, Commonwealth Hotels and East Brown Cow announced the expansion and rebranding of 121 MIDDLE to The Docent’s Collection. The Docent’s Collection offers guests a distinctive approach to travel, fusing the first-class hospitality of a hotel stay with modern, mobile-first service and personalized amenities more typically associated with a luxury residential rental. Each Urban Home is expertly designed, with fully equipped kitchens, large dining and living areas, and custom furnishings that honor the historic nature of each space while juxtaposing it with a modern and airy sensibility in order to provide a home away from home experience.

184 Middle Street will open for Urban Home reservations in Winter of 2024.

Other Urban Homes featured within The Docent’s Collection are located at 115 Middle Street, 121 Middle Street, and 178 Middle Street (opening Winter 2024).