Lingering Libbytown: The Gateway to Portland Searches for Its Identity

Year 2010

Creator Emma Deans


Story type Writing

Town Portland

County Cumberland


A once close-knit community, the neighborhood of Libbytown was formed out of the urban renewal movement of the 1960's, promoting modernization based upon the automobile. Emma Deans explores how Libbytown has lost its sense of place, and speaks to residents regarding the death of the neighborhood.

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