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
Full exterior of Somerset Apartments building, 633 Congress Street, from southeast. The Pagoda restaurant, at street level. Rear of building at 12 Deering Street, in left background.
The popular Chinese restaurant, owned by the Henry Wong family, was in business at this location from 1940-1985. In 1986, the Pagoda re-opened at 5 Forest Avenue, and was in business until closing in 1992.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 23 September 1959
[See Additional Files links- below:
Complete Pagoda menu from 1982,
An exterior view of The Pagoda entrance in January 1985.]
"Somerset Building and The Pagoda Restaurant, 1959" (1959). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 466.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, West End, Businesses, Congress Street, Asian community, Menu