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Portland developer wants the Old Port to grow up

The Portland Phoenix - January 8, 2020

Author: Jessica James/Wednesday, January 15, 2020/Categories: News

The tallest building in the state could be built in Portland’s Old Port if city councilors approve a proposal to allow developers to build beyond height limits if they create public spaces at ground level.

Tim Soley of East Brown Cow Management, which owns 14 properties in the city, submitted the zoning amendment request Dec. 11, 2019, that would award height bonuses resulting in buildings of up to 299 feet in exchange for open space that would be accessible to the public and preserved through public access easements held by the city. Read more...


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