Contributed by Greater Portland Landmarks
The Exposition Building in Portland, commonly known as The Expo, was built in 1914 at a cost of roughly $81,000. It is the second oldest arena still in operation in the United States.
The arena holds 3,100 seats and is home to the Maine Red Claws, an NBA-D League Team. Celebrity figures such as Babe Ruth have made appearances at the Expo. In addition to the first-floor arena, the basement level was home to the Cafe Dumont.
About This Item
- Title: Exposition Building, Portland, ca. 1935
- Creator: Eastern New Co.
- Creation Date: circa 1935
- Subject Date: circa 1935
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 13.9 cm
- Local Code: 2.80
- Collection: Historic Postcard Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Greater Portland Landmarks
93 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-3797
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