Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
EX 5 JUL 1988 FA-1
Format of Original
35mm gelatin silver negative
Exterior view of the Fine Arts Cinema, 627 Congress Street, from east. Afghan Restaurant (631 Congress Street) at left.
Formerly a Loews movie theater, the Fine Arts was primarily an X-rated theater through the 1970s and 1980s. The Fine Arts closed in 1998, and in 1999 the building became home to The Skinny (see photo at this link), a music club and lounge, followed by Geno's.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 5 July 1988
"Fine Arts Cinema, 1988" (1988). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 445.
Portland, Me., West End, Businesses, Congress Street