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Port in Progress

September 3, 2007

A Port in Progress Archive

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Bradshaw brought new direction to NRA



Group swayed city to reject hotel, create arts center



Third time not the charm on waterfront



Second effort to develop waterfront failed



37 years later, waterfront's woes remain unresolved



Homecoming, city's revival share roots



Three mayors, one goal



A place with 'so much charm'



Sidewalk superintendents watched and worried as the buildings came down



The day the 'federal bulldozer' came to town



The hardest place to restore: East Row showed Urban Renewal's growing pains



Renovators had to make new look old



The day Bossy's Garage fell



30 years later, city's front porch is showing age



Perry's contributions to Port seen today



Famed architect gave Port hope



Meet Inn Street's pioneers



Inn St. was first renewal experiment



The roofs were rotting and the wall were bulging



Watt's Cellar keeps its secrets hidden



Famed doctor helped save Port



Port's revival hinged on a few crucial actions



40 years later, art association thrives



Custom House struggles to find its way



Page building a forerunner of transformation



Autos, malls, economy cause Port's decline



A Port in Progress



An unwelcome glimpse of the future





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