Central Street, Kirstein Block, Bangor, ca. 1935

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Central Street, Kirstein Block, Bangor, ca. 1935

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42 to 50 Central Street in Bangor. A three story red brick business block housing Louis Kirstein & Sons as well as IGA Stores and other businesses along the Kenduskeag Stream. Two men in long white coats stand in the street between two vehicles. Above their heads is a small model house located over a storefront doorway. Kirstein and Sons were real estate developers who built the Fairmount and Little City neighborhoods of Bangor. A worker cleans windows on the second floor in the center of the photograph. A sign for Real Estate Insurance stands on the roof.

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  • Title: Central Street, Kirstein Block, 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: 6 cm x 7 cm
  • Local Code: 1985.023.41-68
  • Collection: Assessors Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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

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