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Charlie Widdis Photos Installed

We’re pleased to have recently installed the work of Maine landscape photographer Charlie Widdis throughout Luminato. Widdis is a fine art landscape photographer living in Westbrook, Maine. He is a graduate of USM and has been photographing images of landscapes for over a decade. His work can be found in galleries throughout New England. “For me the focus is on capturing dramatic images that border on the surreal. My passion is to embed the emotions I felt when viewing the […]

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Pandora winter light installation in Lincoln Park

At precisely 5:30 PM on Wednesday, December 6, Portland artist Pandora LaCasse will flip the switch to activate the latest of her brilliant seasonal light installations, bringing nighttime illumination to Lincoln Park‘s trees and paths for the first time ever! Learn more about the installation at Lights in Lincoln Park. More about Pandora’s work, such at the Longfellow Square detail image seen here can be found at PandoraLaCasseDesign.com. The light installation is yet another improvement intended to make Lincoln Park a […]

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The Luminato roof is now green!

It was impressive to watch the Carlisle SynTec Systems team install the green roof system at Luminato. Starting with a high quality water-proofing and root repellant system, they then installed a drainage system, filter cloth, a lightweight soil, and finally, the plants. The plants selected for the roof consist of several varieties of sedum—chosen for their ability to withstand and moderate the heat of summer as well as help insulate in winter. In the coming years, the patchwork of plant life […]

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Two Maine College of Art alumni selected for Luminato art commissions

Celebrating Portland’s diverse creative community, we proudly feature original artwork from local artists in all our buildings. In the Luminato lobby we are excited to display the works of two Maine College of Art (MECA) graduates: painter Leon Anderson and photographer MaKenna Pope. Leon Anderson A plein air painter for more than 30 years, Leon Anderson has expanded his work to include 3-dimensional pieces in wood and stained glass in recent years. Originally from Alaska and a 1983 MECA graduate, […]

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Luminato: Sold out in record time

All 24 homes at Luminato are under contract – four months before construction is slated for completion later this summer. This may be a record for a condo project of this size in Portland with 100% of buyers making a decision before setting foot in the unfinished building or being able to enter their home. What caught the interest of buyers? Here’s what we heard: Access to shared amenities, including a guest roomfor out-of-town visitors, a lounge in which to hang out or […]

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Get ready for Maine Startup and Create Week, Jun 19-23

Get ready for Maine Startup and Create Week: When Portland Takes Center Stage for Innovation Scheduled for June 19-23, Maine Startup and Create Week features a multitude of seminars, hands-on workshops, keynote speakers, and networking events. Over the past four years, more than 300 speakers from 30 states and three countries, along with 4,000+ participants, have participated. Is 2017 your year? In addition to walking away with a plethora of insight and new knowledge, you’ll wrap up the week with meaningful connections and […]

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Wondering who’s buying condos in Portland?

In their quest to understand who is opting for condo living in Portland, developer NewHeight Group surveyed the 24 owners of the sold-out Luminato Condos project. The findings were surprising, and in stark contrast to a general  perception that condo buyers fit a stereotypical mold. Here are three myths set straight about condo living in Portland – at least at Luminato.   Condo buyers are an aging and retired population. Luminato buyers represent a vibrant, working population. In fact, two-thirds of the buyers own or work […]

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NewHeight Group helps provide workforce housing in Portland

  A recent article in Mainebiz recognizes NewHeight Group as a Portland developer working with the city’s new “inclusionary zoning” requirement by providing rental units in conjunction with Luminato. Luminato is the first housing project that satisfies the new ordinance by providing workforce housing units rather than paying a fee to the city. Rental workforce housing units are defined as dwelling units with rents affordable to households making up to 100% of the area median income. NewHeight Group met this […]

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Forget shoveling, snow parking bans and hunting for a parking spot

In Portland, a March blizzard gave us a new 17 inches of snow bringing the season’s total to 84 inches. We “embrace” winter by sledding, skiing, skating and enjoying dinners and the arts BUT is anyone tired of clearing off your car, trying to find street parking or the dreaded parking ban? When you live at Luminato, you won’t need to own a snow shovel. Our property maintenance crew will clear the walkways for you. And if you purchase a […]

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LOUNGE 301 302 303 304 305 306
GUEST ROOM 201 202 203 204 205 206
FITNESS ROOM UPPER LEVEL PARKING
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