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Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
View of Congress Street at intersection with Pearl Street, from west, before roadway improvement. Lincoln Park at right. First Baptist Church (353 Congress Street, at Wilmot Street) at left. Block between Wilmot Street and Quincy Street (at center left) is Callas Brothers confectionery store. At right, east of Lincoln Park, (corner of Congress Street and Franklin Street), The Hub Furniture Company (318 Congress Street). In the far distance on the right is the Church of the Messiah (260-262 Congress Street).
In 1919, $211,500 was appropriated for maintenance and construction work on streets, sidewalks, and bridges throughout the city of Portland. The section of street shown in this photograph was improved using new split redressed granite block paving. This picture was taken before the improvements were made.
City Of Portland, Maine, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Public Works, "Congress Street viewed from Pearl Street, 1919." (2017). Portland Public Works Glass Negatives Collection, ca. 1892-1920. 1.
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Glass plate negative
City parks, Churches, Trolley lines, Lincoln Park, Downtown Portland, East End
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