Title

Near East, Downeast.

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

9-2013

Pages

39-49.

Abstract

"Vanishing Maine" piece about the craze for Near Eastern-themed interior decor in various clubs and theaters around Portland, including the Morocco Lounge, a dine-and-dance club in the Wadsworth Hotel on Portland's Preble Street in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, the State Theatre, and the Egyptian Room at the Eastland Hotel. With a very brief look at when and why the trend took hold, in Maine as well as in the rest of the country.

Subjects

Morocco Lounge, Portland, Exoticism

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