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Item 38984

626-632 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Consolidated Industries, Inc. Use: Stores

Item 54061

48-58 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Congress Square Hotel Company Use: Garage, public

Item 58082

Assessor's Record, 430 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Congress Square Hotel Company Use: Garage


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Maine Medical Center, Bramhall Campus

Maine Medical Center, founded as Maine General Hospital, has dominated Portland’s West End since its construction in 1871 on Bramhall Hill. As the medical field grew in both technological and social practice, the facility of the hospital also changed. This exhibit tracks the expansion and additions to that original building as the hospital adapted to its patients’ needs.


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.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.