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Old Posted Aug 7, 2019, 7:07 AM
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Portland, Maine 2015-2017

Here are a variety of photos I took in and around Portland, Maine during the time I lived there from c. 2015-2017. I've only recently gotten around to transferring most of these to my computer. Most of these aren't very good quality and were taken using a crappy cell phone camera, so I apologize for that.

For those of you who are unfamiliar, Portland, Maine is a city of about 70,000 in southern Maine, and is the largest city in Maine.

These photos are kind of in a random order and not really organized in any way, chronologically or otherwise. The vast majority of them were taken in the downtown area, but I tried to include a few shots of some residential neighborhoods as well, mostly the West End.













































































































































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First word pops into my head when reading the title "Portland, Maine 2015-2017" is "unchanged". I hardly expect any major visual changes in this towncity from 2015 to 2017 even today to the exact date today.
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never heard of that city before.
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Man, thanks for these! They genuinely capture the feel of Portland in a raw, unfiltered way.

Portland is amazing, it punches so much above its weight in terms of urban amenities vs. its size. Best restaurant / food scene per capita in the country. When you’re in Old Port or on Congress Street downtown, it feels as big and as vibrant is Providence.

God I love Maine.
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never heard of that city before.
Dear human are you serious? You are from Gatineau,Québec but never heard of Portland Maine? You guys are at close distance I suppose
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never heard of that city before.
Yet you live in Quebec? Yeah ok there, bud, no need to burst your bubble there bud, eh?

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Dear human are you serious? You are from Gatineau,Québec but never heard of Portland Maine? You guys are at close distance I suppose
I wonder if he knows Old Orchard Beach, which is close to Portland. And somewhat more famous - at least in this part of the world.
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I wonder if this lighthouse was originally all by itself?
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I wonder if this lighthouse was originally all by itself?
I was confused about that tower as well. Its seemingly inland location seemed weird for an lighthouse. Did some research and found out its actually an observatory, built in 1807.
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First word pops into my head when reading the title "Portland, Maine 2015-2017" is "unchanged". I hardly expect any major visual changes in this towncity from 2015 to 2017 even today to the exact date today.
Absolutely wrong. There has been a tremendous and unprecedented building boom on the entire peninsula that shows no signs of slowing down. The entire city has transformed dramatically over the past 5 years.
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