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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

93768C-2

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

9-23-1959

Description

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

Keywords

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

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.