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 a 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.


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