Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
TL 22 APR 1984 and TL 23 NOV 1986
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm gelatin silver negatives
Views of the Madd Apple Café, 23 Forest Avenue.
The popular restaurant was opened in May 1983 by local caterer and cooking instructor Rebecca Reilly, as the Portland Performing Arts Center (25 Forest Avenue) prepared to open, next door.
In June 1986, the Madd Apple was bought by Martha and James Williamson.
After subsequent ownership changes, the restaurant was later known as Bibo's Madd Apple Café, and closed in January 2017.
Top left image: View of portion of dining area.
Photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 22 April 1984.
Bottom left image: View of dining area, facing Forest Avenue.
Right image: Martha Williamson and James Williamson, Madd Apple owners.
Photos published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 23 November 1986.
See Additional File link- below- for exterior view of the Madd Apple Café, November 1986.
"Madd Apple Café, 1984 and 1986" (1984). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 538.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Forest Avenue