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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

104431C1 and 104431C2

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


Format of Original

120mm gelatin silver negatives


Views of north side of Cumberland Avenue, between Wilmot Street and Frankllin Street, from south. Wilmot Street at left. Victory Market, 222 Cumberland Avenue (northeast corner of Cumberland Avenue and Wilmot Street) at right. Block of row houses, from 221 Cumberland Avenue to 211 Cumberland Avenue, in background. The row houses demolished to make way for Franklin Towers construction (completed in 1969). At the far right edge of the right image is Neal Court, which was immediately west of Franklin Street and Cumberland Avenue.

A 1969 aerial view of Franklin Towers and the Franklin Arterial can be seen at this link.

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 3 March 1964


Portland, Me., Bayside, Cumberland Avenue, Wilmot Street, Urban renewal


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