Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
TL 02 MAR 1997 05
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
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.
"Holiday Inn, 1973 and 1997" (1973). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 597.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Spring Street