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Keywords: City Hall Renovations

Historical Items

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Item 7267

Audience, City Hall Auditorium, Portland, 1995

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1995-01-24 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7268

David Wallace, organ removal crew, Portland, 1995

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1995 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 29192

Eliza Clark Lowell, Hallowell, ca. 1897

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1897 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109956

Merrill Auditorium renovations, Portland, 1931-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1931–1992 Location: Portland Client: City of Portland Architect: Stockly & Leahy Assoc.

Item 109324

City of Waterville renovations to City Hall, Waterville, 1969-1978

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1969–1978 Location: Waterville Client: City of Waterville Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

Exhibit

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… Columbian Theatre, it required a great deal of renovation as well. From the time that the fire burnt many buildings down to when they were rebuilt…

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

After it was renovated in 1910, it became more of a Second Empire building. In 1975, a brick extension was added to the east side.

Site Page

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

Story

Spiros Droggitis: From Biddeford to Washington DC and back
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A Greek family's impact: from the iconic Wonderbar Restaurant to Washington DC

Story

History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars