Portland's Franklin Street redesign
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by Gervs
3d ago
Franklin Street redesign to free up valuable city land The effort to undo the 1960s project could also enlarge Lincoln Park and reunite parts of Portland. Portland press. By Randy Billings rbillings@pressherald.com Staff Writer An effort to redesign Franklin Street into a more pedestrian-friendly road could free up acres of city land at a time when Portland is in the midst of a development boom. “It wouldn’t take long for a retail developer to come in and scoop it up,” said Frank... Read more ..read more
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Tallest building in town, can you name the city?
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by Portlander
3d ago
With winter still hanging on for a few more weeks I thought it was time to break up the doom and gloom and start a new game. Fairly simple concept, post a photo of a US city's tallest building and we all get to guess the actual city it's located in. Naming the building is not necessary and let's make sure the structure is in the downtown area and not some remote college dorm, beach condo or casino tower in the middle of nowhere or church spires and capitol domes. Clues are helpful but if... Read more ..read more
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165 Washington Ave | Northern Burner Supply Redevelopment | Portland
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by Cosakita18
6d ago
Posting a new thread for some rumors circulating about a substantial residential project proposed for 165 Washington Ave. Could potentially be upwards of 250 units. No plans, renderings or details yet. Word is that the developer is seeking a zoning change to make their proposal work ..read more
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Portland, ME - The Existing Environment
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by markhb
2w ago
Since the "New Development" thread tends to get sidetracked from time to time, I'm creating this one where we can discuss anything that already exists in the city. From the Deacon Bailey House to the Bay House and beyond, if the cranes are gone and the owners have the keys, this is the place to talk about it! Hopefully we can have some good discussions and it won't just be a place for me to vent about how much I hate 2 Monument Square ..read more
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Maine - General Photo Thread
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by DZH22
3w ago
Maine is such a beautiful state. Might as well show it off. I'll start. Looking down on Camden from Mt Battie, 10/13/2019. IMG_6798 by David Z, on Flickr ..read more
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Bath, Maine
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by nomc
1M ago
50-unit Szanton Bath Uptown project Great looking affordable housing project - proof you don't need 800 colors and textures. Great location too, overlooking a park (ok, behind the parking lot) and the library ..read more
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Failed Development Projects | Portland
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by PWMFlyer
1M ago
Fisherman's Wharf(Portland Lobster Co). Bateman decided to drop the Hotel due to outcry from the fisherman ..read more
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New Retail and Dining | Portland
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by Cosakita18
1M ago
Since the topic of retail / shopping / dining / drinking has come up multiple times in multiple threads, I thought a dedicated space to discuss those topics would be beneficial This is a thread to discuss new, proposed, hypothetical or speculative retail and dining in Portland ..read more
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Portland Square Redevelopment | Portland
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by PWMFlyer
2M ago
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Falmouth Shopping Center Redevelopment
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by cneal
2M ago
Proposed office/restaurant mixed-use building on Route 1 in Falmouth. This is the first proposal for the area since the owners pulled their much larger "town center" master plan a little over a year ago: Developers resume push in Falmouth for mixed-use project with 21 buildings The Falmouth Center project originally was proposed in May but ran into neighborhood opposition, so the developers have revised their proposal. www.pressherald.com ..read more
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