Detailed article on the redevelopment of the Maine State Pier in Portland, notin
Detailed article on the redevelopment of the Maine State Pier in Portland, noting that the process has been flawed from the beginning. The Portland City Council has been criticized for rezoning the area too quickly. The proposal process has also been mismanaged, and only drew proposals from two companies - Ocean Properties and Olympia Companies. With suggestions for ways to make the pier the People's Pier, including adding a watersports activity center, a band shell, installing heated sidewalks to promote year-round use, and making the pier the site of major city festivals. Details.
Maine State Pier Portland, Real estate development
Fulton, Deirdre; Gray, Christopher; and Inglis, Jeff, "Detailed article on the redevelopment of the Maine State Pier in Portland, notin" (2007). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 3219.