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Keywords: Demolished buildings

Historical Items

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Item 81695

Hancock Street buildings, Bangor, ca. 1976

Contributed by: Raymond H. Fogler Library Date: circa 1976 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 100283

Anshe Sfard synagogue being demolished, Portland, 1983

Contributed by: Abraham Schechter through Maine Historical Society Date: 1983-08-08 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 66380

Brunswick High School, Brunswick, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1937 Location: Brunswick Media: Linen texture postcard

Tax Records

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Item 70085

Assessor's Record, 62-66 Pearl Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emery Waterhouse Co., Inc. Use: Storehouse

Item 35937

Assessor's Record, 33-37 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander Use: Dwelling - Apartments & Stores

Item 86579

Griffin property, Church Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alpheus C. Griffin Use: Fish Shack

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Important Buildings and Institutions

… and a highway construction plan threatened to demolish many historic buildings in the downtown area.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

It was finished in 1838 and demolished in 1936. By 1937 the W.T. Grant building was finished at the same location, 33 Centre Street.

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Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

This photograph was taken from the north side of the Piscataquis River looking south toward the Scales Building.