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The architecture of the city
Take a walk around so you can appreciate the variety of architecture.
Two places in particular:
City Hall. Check out this building! The architecture is totally unexpected for such a new city. It's on Congress Street.
Customs House on Fore Street.This was built in 1867 and is really neat.
City Hall - located on...
City Hall - located on Congress Street, this building is an example of Second Renaissance Revival architecture and sports a beautiful clipper ship weathervane.
Here I am standing at the top...
Here I am standing at the top of the steps in front of Portland's very impressive City Hall. Hey, I was just surprised to be here!
The City Hall is located at 389 Congress Street and is open Monday through Friday from 8-4:30.
It was built between 1909-1912 in the Second Renaissance Revival style according to portlandmaine.com.
Cul-cha anyone? (Translation: "Culture anyone?")
Merrill Auditorium is the historic auditorium at Portland City Hall. It's home to the Portland Symphony Orchestra and PCA Great Performances. The performance schedule is a little light in the summer months - with the exception of the amazing PORTopera company - but there's plenty to choose from the rest of the year.
- Theater Travel
- Historical Travel
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