Interview with Rodney Mckay

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 Rodney McKay interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall on December 17th, 2008 at the Bangor City Hall.  McKay talks about the Bangor Waterfront clean-up; initial plans for the waterfront in the 1980s; purchasing of lots and buildings along the waterfront; clean-up of water and soil; Maine Army National Guard involvement; redevelopment above and below ground along the waterfront; replacement of the bulkhead and cribwork; future plans for the seafront and along Front Street; sources of funding; primary people and groups who kept the vision together; city interest in the project; historical preservation; challenges faced during the project; National Folk Festival’s involvement; development of the harbor for cruise ships; further development and possible connections to other cities and major attractions outside of Bangor; cultural activities; growth of downtown Bangor; ideas for development of downtown Bangor; Bangor Center Corporation. Transcript: 11 pp

Recordings: CD2430  36 min

Creator and/or Contributor
Pauleena MacDougall (contributor), Rodney Mckay (creator)
Other Subject Headings
Bangor water front (Local)
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Rodney Mckay (creator)