Photo album: Gauvreau Place opens in Lewiston

Ed Barrett, former Lewiston City Manager and Chairman of the Board of Community Concepts, stands on the podium addressing the crowd during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Gauvreau Place on Blake Street in Lewiston on Tuesday. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A woman and her daughter check their mailbox on Tuesday in the lobby of Gauvreau Place, the day it officially opened on Blake Street in Lewiston. They immigrated from Angola and lived in Portland before moving to Gauvreau Place. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Governor Janet Mills, on the podium at right, addresses the crowd Tuesday at the grand opening of Gauvreau Place at Blake and Pine streets in Lewiston. The four-story building has 35 apartments and is named after Paul Gauvreau, a well-known Lewiston attorney and state legislator who served more than 20 years in the Maine attorney general’s office. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A crowd gathers Tuesday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Gauvreau Place, a four-story, 35-unit building on Blake Street in Lewiston. The building is named after Paul Gauvreau, a well-known Lewiston attorney and state legislator who served more than 20 years in the Maine Attorney General’s office. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Lewiston Police Detective Joe Philippon speaks with State Representative Margaret Craven, D-Lewiston, on Tuesday before a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Gauvreau Place on Blake Street. The project was led by Community Concepts and funded by numerous state, local and municipal agencies, as well as private companies. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Photos of Paul Gauvreau adorn a wall Tuesday at the main entrance to Gauvreau Place on Blake Street in Lewiston. To the right is a photo of the old building at 82 Pine St. where the new apartment complex is located. Gauvreau’s father had an office on the site before it burned down, as well as several other buildings on the block. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

A kitchen in one of the three-bedroom units at Gauvreau Place on Blake Street in Lewiston is typical of the majority of the four-story building’s 35 units. It was officially inaugurated on Tuesday during a dedication ceremony. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal


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