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U. S. Post Office & Old Courthouse, 169 Middle Street, Portland, Cumberland County, ME

U. S. Post Office & Old Courthouse, 169 Middle Street, Portland, Cumberland County, ME

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Summary

Significance: The Old Post Office and Courthouse was a distinguished example of the Renaissance Revival style. Careful workmanship and a lavish use of fine marble, generous scale, carefully calculated proportions, and a free-standing site contributed to its reputation as an architectural asset to the city of Portland.
Survey number: HABS ME-120
Building/structure dates: 1867- 1873 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1965 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Mullett, Alfred Bult
Veterans Administration
Emerson, William Ralph
Oertly, Bartholomew
Galvan, Currie
Galvan, Carew
Myers, Denys Peter
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South Portland43.65785, -70.25440
Google Map of 43.6578454, -70.25440429999999
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