Western Promenade

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Western Promenade
Western Promenade in Summer.jpg
A postcard of the Western Promenade circa 1908
Western Promenade is located in Maine
Western Promenade
Location Roughly Western Promenade from Maine Medical Center to Valley St., Portland, Maine
Coordinates 43°38′48″N 70°16′32″W / 43.64667°N 70.27556°W / 43.64667; -70.27556Coordinates: 43°38′48″N 70°16′32″W / 43.64667°N 70.27556°W / 43.64667; -70.27556
Area 18.1 acres (7.3 ha)
Built 1836
Architect Goodwin,William; Olmsted Brothers
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 89001710[1]
Added to NRHP October 16, 1989

The Western Promenade is an historic promenade, 18.5 acres (7.5 ha) public park and recreation area in Portland, Maine's West End neighborhood. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and includes a number of historic properties, including the Adam P. Leighton House.[2] Maine Medical Center is also located in the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Guide to the Western Promenade Greater Portland Landmarks Inc.
The Western Promenade and a statue of Thomas Brackett Reed.