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 view of the Asa Hanson Block building, 548 Congress Street, from northwest. Boston Shoe Store (548 1/2 Congress Street) at left Fanny Farmer Candies (550 Congress Street) at right. Western edge of the F.W. Woolworth store at left. The Hanson Block is at the northeast corner of Congress Street and Oak Street.
The building was designed by Portland architects Frederick Augustus Tompson and Francis Fassett, in 1889. The name "Perry" above the entrance is that of building developer Charles Perry.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 23 September 1959
"Asa Hanson Block (Boston Shoe Store and Fanny Farmer Candies), 1959" (1959). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 467.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Congress Street