Keywords: grand hotels
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1914
Location: Grand Lake Stream
Contributed by: East Grand School
Date: circa 1911
Urban renewal, a post World War II impulse to clean up "slums" and other blights in urban areas, led both to renewed economic activities in some cities and towns in Maine and the loss of a number of grand buildings. The loss of the structures helped prompt historic preservation efforts in the state.