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Portland Press Herald: Greater Portland Landmarks sues city to prevent demolition of Free Street building

Portland Press Herald: Greater Portland Landmarks sues city to prevent demolition of Free Street building

Beth Boepple and Sean Turley have been representing Greater Portland Landmarks since the Planning Board proceedings regarding the historic designation of the former children’s museum building at 142 Free St. in Portland.

“The fact that a building has undergone some changes does not, in and of itself, make those changes significant or demonstrate that the character-defining integrity of the historic building has been compromised under the terms of Portland’s Historic Preservation Ordinance,” attorney Elizabeth Boepple, who is representing Greater Portland Landmarks and is a former chair of the Portland Planning Board, said in the nonprofit’s statement. “Merely reciting the changes does not make them significant.”

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