The United States as seen by its residents
In Portland, Maine, puddles gather on the cobblestone streets of the Old Port neighborhood, a "historic" district that captures what the past might have been like in the city had it been dominated by upscale restaurants, bars, and boutiques. It is especially popular among tourists and weekend nightlife seekers. The area began to acquire its current look in the 1970s with an effort to save its old buildings from demolition and refurbish them with redevelopment subsidies.
Previously in this series: Venice Beach, California. Western Georgia. Cincinnati, Ohio. Birmingham, Alabama. Clarksdale, Mississippi. New York, New York. The border between Arizona and Nevada. Detroit, Michigan. Key West, Florida. Portland, Oregon. Boston, Massachusetts. Austin, Texas. Nashville, Tennessee. Santa Fe, New Mexico. Seattle, Washington.
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