Saturday, May 29, 2010

Dynamic Portland

This first photo is of the John J. Brown house on Spring Street. It is one of many architectural gems recognized by Greater Portland Landmarks. Maine Memory Network has some good information on the building here, along with various photographs if you click around the site. This building was constructed in 1845 at 86 Spring Street, which is somewhere near where the Holiday Inn by the Bay stands now. In 1971 the house was moved to its current location at 387 Spring Street.


And this of course is city hall. Portland had a few city halls previous to this building's construction, but this actual building has not moved any considerable distance.