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Collection

Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

83798B and 24165

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negatives

Creation Date

2-17-1941

Description

Exterior views of the Metropolitan Building, 439 Congress Street. The building is also known as the Metropolitan Apartments building. Constructed in 1876 (as the Farrington Block), the building was fully renovated in 1926-1927.

Top image: View from east, with the Metropolitan at right foreground. The Clapp Memorial Building (443-449 Congress Street) is at left. Photo taken during the "Millionth Visitor To Maine" parade.
Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 4 August 1956.

Bottom image: View of eastern portion of the Metropolitan Building, from southeast. Casco Loan and Building Company storefront (431 Congress Street) at center. First Parish Church yard at right.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Congress Street

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.