Welcome to the Marble Block. In 2011, with an interest in seeing Main Street in Biddeford include a home for the arts, the Reny family sold their long-vacant property at 129 Main Street to the non-profit Engine to create a center for art, design, and innovation. This site is meant to provide updates as to the progress of the project. Engine and the Marble Block Redevelopment Corp. are excited to see this beautiful example of Italianate architecture full of life yet again.
Historic buildings such as the Marble Block with such prominent locations were cornerstones of communities and, if stewarded carefully, can be so again.
The Marble Block Redevelopment Corporation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity registered in the State of Maine.