Exposition Building, Portland, ca. 1935

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Description

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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Exposition Building, Portland, ca. 1935
  • Creator: Eastern New Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 13.9 cm
  • Local Code: 2.80
  • Collection: Historic Postcard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Portland Landmarks
93 High Street, Portland, ME 04101-3797
207-774-5561
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