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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

EX 5 JUL 1988 FA-1

Format of Original

35mm gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

7-5-1988

Description

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

Keywords

Portland, Me., West End, Businesses, Congress Street

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.