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    DESIGN A BETTER PORTLAND

    There's an article in the Press Herald about potential development of 30 acres in South Portland between Bug Light Park and Breakwater Dr. The article notes, "PK Realty is tackling traffic worries first, working with the Greater Portland Council of Governments to conduct a transportation study...
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    Portland, ME - New Construction Continued

    Update on 104 Grant in Mainebiz. Reportedly, final permit approvals have been obtained. Construction is planned to begin this fall and the rendering below accompanied the article. https://www.mainebiz.biz/article/new-portland-condo-project-targets-middle-income-market
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    Brunswick Development

    The Apartments at Brunswick Landing is a proposed development consisting of nine apartment buildings with a total of 108 dwelling units and a club house. The development is along Admiral Fitch Ave on a former naval airbase. This proposal is pretty far along in the process and tomorrow night the...
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    Biddeford/Saco Developments

    Biddeford/Saco strikes me as the most exciting urban area in Maine outside of Portland. I attribute that sentiment mostly to the layout of the mils, the downtown train station, previously announced projects like the Pearl Street Riverfront District (!), higher density neighborhood development...
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    113 West Commercial Street | VA Outpatient Clinic | Portland

    The mention of old track reminded of the Westbrook to Portland Conceptual Rail Transit Study VHB published 6/2019 that is available on NNEPRA's site. The image below is from the study and shows the preferred train route location along west Commercial Street. That preferred route seems to be...
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    Brunswick Development

    There are a handful of larger projects in Brunswick under construction or moving through the planning process. Below are renderings of two of the more interesting projects planned for downtown. This condo project at 36 Pleasant St. would create 6 condos on an oversized lot and reduce the number...
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    Portland Building Heights

    I've found a couple sources that indicate a height of about 148'. 1) The Maine Memory Network has a digital copy of an assessor's record of 465 Congress Street from 1924 that indicates a height of 148' 5". https://www.mainememory.net/artifact/38574/zoom 2) The parcels map viewer provided by...

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