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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

TL 02 MAR 1997 05

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


Format of Original

35mm gelatin silver negative and 35mm color negative


Exterior views of Holiday Inn hotel (also known as Holiday Inn By the Bay), 88 Spring Street, from west. The 11-storey, 246-hotel (with a 200-car parking garage) was constructed in 1972-1973, and opened on 26 May 1973. The building design was by architect John H. Leasure, who also designed the South Portland Public Library (1966), and Franklin Towers (1968-69).

Left image: Holiday Inn employees, Mrs. Mary V. Martin of South Portland, and Ms. Joanna Powers of Falmouth, walking across Spring Street, with the newly-constructed hotel behind them. Photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 28 January 1973.

Right image: Full view of the Holiday Inn, from west. Photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 2 March 1997

Click here to see an aerial view, taken on 24 June 1972, showing the Spring Street widening / arterial project, contiguous to the Canal Bank Plaza construction project.

See Additional Files links, below, for 1982 Henry's Restaurant (the hotel restaurant) MENUs.

Henry's Breakfast 1982.PDF (2940 kB)
Henry's Breakfast MENU - 1982

Henry's 1982 2.pdf (7476 kB)
Henry's Lunch MENU - 1982

Henry's 1982 1 SM.pdf (4816 kB)
Henry's Dinner MENU - 1982


Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Spring Street, Menu


Image Location


Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.