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



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Data Pages


Item Title


Location
169 Middle Street, Portland, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-120
Building/structure dates: 1867 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1965 demolished
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.

Subjects
Stone Buildings (granite)
Office Buildings
Courthouses


Related Names
Mullett, Alfred Bult
Veterans Administration
Emerson, William Ralph
Oertly, Bartholomew
Galvan, Currie
Galvan, Carew


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of photo c. 1872 in Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
2. Photocopy of old photograph of Perspective signed Von Koerber, dated February, 1868; from Album in GSA, ELEVATION
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of 1964 photo, copyright Guy Gannett Publishing Co. VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives EXCHANGE STREET (SOUTHWEST) ELEVATION
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives FRONT ELEVATION
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives LONGITUDINAL SECTION
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives FIRST FLOOR PLAN
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives THIRD FLOOR PLAN
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives PLAN OF CELLAR
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives DETAILS OF COURT-ROOM AND POST-OFFICE
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of Drawing in National Archives CUT STONE WORK - REAR (NORTHEAST) ELEVATION


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