An article marking the 100th anniversary of the first skyscraper built in Portla
Additional Date Information
An article marking the 100th anniversary of the first skyscraper built in Portland. The 10-story Fidelity Building, located near Monument Square, was built for lawyer Charles Sumner Cook and designed by G. Henri Desmond. The next high-rise building built in Portland, the Time and Temperature Building at 477 Congress Street, was originally 12-stories tall until two additional floors were added in 1962. The 13-story Eastland Hotel, constructed in 1927, was Portland's next skyscraper and is the building with the highest elevation on the peninsula. Near the site of the former Falmouth Hotel, One Canal Plaza is 10-stories tall and was built in 1973. Other skyscrapers in Portland include One Portland Square, Maine Savings Plaza, One City Center, One Monument Square, and the InterMed Building. With information about several proposed high-rises that were not built.
Venne, Patrick, "An article marking the 100th anniversary of the first skyscraper built in Portla" (2011). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 1741.