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Collection

Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

112857E-3

Format of Original

120mm gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

6-29-1968

Description

Exterior view of Owen Moore and Company department store in the Motley Block building, 505-511 Congress Street, from east. Parisienne Shoe Shop, and Liggett Drug Store (513 Congress Street) at left. Portion of CVS (Consumer Value Stores), 503 Congress Street, at right. Mechanics Hall (519 Congress Street) at background left.
Full view of the Motley Block building in 1938, at this link.
The Motley Block was demolished in February 1973, to make way for the Maine Savings Bank plaza.

Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 29 June 1968.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Congress Street

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.