2017-04-07 / Community

Maine’s tallest buildings

A new suburban commercial zoning district unanimously endorsed by the South Portland Planning Board April 4 would allow for construction of apartment and office complexes as tall as 156 feet, making any built to that height the third tallest structures in the state.

Here is a list of Maine’s 10 tallest buildings at present:

1. Franklin Towers, Portland (apartments, built 1969) — 175 feet

2. Back Bay Tower, Portland (apartment, 1980) — 168 feet

3. Time and Temperature Building (offices, 1926) — 152 feet

4. Coles Tower, Brunswick (dorm, 1964) — 150 feet

5. One City Center, Portland (offices, 1987) — 138.5 feet

6. 84 Marginal Way, Portland (offices, 2008) — 135 feet

7. People’s United Bank Building, Portland (offices, 1909) — 135 feet

8. Portland City Hall (government, 1912) — 130 feet

9. Verizon Building, Bangor (offices, 1930) — 118 feet

10. Wyndham Portland Airport Hotel East Tower, South Portland (hotel, 1973) — 115 feet

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