Deering Center, Maine

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Ludcke Auditorium, part of the University of New England's Portland campus, located in Deering Center.
College of Pharmacy, University of New England.
Lincoln Middle School.

Deering Center is a neighborhood in the residential area of Portland, Maine, United States.[1]

Deering Center runs from Brighton Avenue to Forest Avenue to Catherine McAuley High School near Wayside Street on Ludlow Street.


Formerly known as the town of Deering, Maine (named for Capt. James Deering, horse farmer and early resident of Deering), it was incorporated into Portland as Deering Center on March 9, 1899.

Neighborhoods located within the larger neighborhood include North Deering and East Deering.


Several schools are located in Deering Center:

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ Painting the town spooky Portland Press Herald, October 27, 2008

Coordinates: 43°40′29″N 70°17′49″W / 43.67472°N 70.29694°W / 43.67472; -70.29694