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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

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Still Image

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120mm gelatin silver negative


View of vacant lot at site of 22-26 Mayo Street, from northeast (north of Cumberland Avenue and south of Oxford Street). Houses on Boyd Street, in background.

Article caption:

“Bayside Project Three Years Old”

“Much of the project area still contains blighting influences- disabled automobiles, rundown buildings, vacant lots, and the scars of vandalism. Among the chief problems is the existence of houses which have been spared on the condition that owners bring them up to standard. In many cases, the owners have given up and the Portland Renewal Authority has stepped in and torn the buildings down, creating new vacant lots...”

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 10 May 1962.


Portland, Me., East End, Bayside, Portland Renewal Authority, Urban renewal


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