Central Street, Economy's Market, Bangor, ca. 1935

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Central Street, Economy's Market, Bangor, ca. 1935

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The buildings shown are at 20 and 22 Central Street in Bangor.

Economy's was also known as the Bangor Fruit Company. It was established by, James Economy, an Albanian immigrant. Economy's sold fruits and vegetables as well as beer and ale.

A shop offering hair dyeing is visible on the second floor of the building on the right along with the Mecca Spa on the first floor.

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About This Item

  • Title: Central Street, Economy's Market, Bangor, ca. 1935
  • Creator: Tax Assessor, City of Bangor
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • Local Name: Downtown
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 4.5 cm
  • Local Code: 1985.023.41-62
  • Collection: Assessors Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900

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