Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
Aerial view of Federal Building construction site and United States Post Office, 125 Forest Avenue, from southwest. Marginal Way, Kennebec Street, at left. Brattle Street, and Lancaster Street, at center. Forest Avenue, and Deering Oaks in foreground.
The post office building was designed by Portland architects John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens, and built in 1932, replacing the city's post office at 171 Middle Street (photo at this link).
Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 29 June 1968.
"Construction of Federal Building, 1968" (1968). Aerial Views - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 47.
Portland, Me., Bayside, Parkside, Forest Avenue, Marginal Way, Kennebec Street, Brattle Street, Deering Oaks park