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Providence 1975Providence 1975

Dec 6 Added a new entry for a photo I saw in an office. I place the aerial photo circa 1975

A circa 1975 image hanging in one of the conference rooms of an accounting firm in the Turks Head building.

Wanskuck MillsWanskuck Mills

Dec 6 Added an anecdote from William Dipanni

Built 1864, photos starting Feb 2004. Part of the Wanskuck Mill villiage, now used for small businesses. Related to the Hall across the street and several company-built row houses along Branch Avenue nearby. Part of the Wanskuck Mill Villiage National Register District. 711, 715, 745, & 765 Branch Avenue, Providence.

Kendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi HouseKendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi House

Dec 6 Added an anecdote from Annette Angeli

Built 1867. A. & L. Tirocchi operated as a dress making shop from 1915 to 1947. Restoration and photos started 2011 for affordable condominiums.

Bonanza Bus TerminalBonanza Bus Terminal

Dec 6 Added an anecdote from Jon Howard

Built 1963 and torn down for the construction of the RI Convention Center and Westin Hotel, late 1990s. Philemon E. Sturges, architect.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Dec 5 Added an anecdote from Rebecca J Varley

Several family owned chinese restaurants want to hear from you about your memories and experiences at their fine establishments.

Hilton, former Holiday InnHilton, former Holiday Inn

Dec 5 Added an anecdote from Executive during renovation

Built circa 1970, photos starting 2006. Allen O’Hara architects. 13 stories, 275 rooms.

East Side Train TunnelEast Side Train Tunnel

Dec 5 Added an anecdote from jj partridge

Built 1906-1908, closed 1981. Photos from various times. The west entrance is at 101 North Main St. The east entrance is towards the waterfront from Gano Street, behind East Side market.

Lincoln ParkLincoln Park

Dec 5 Added an anecdote from Elizabeth Palm

Rt 6 and Rt 177, Dartmouth, Mass. Founded circa 1890, vacant since 1987 with photos starting April 2006. In decay and attacked by large fires for the past 15 years, and many redevelopment plans have come and gone without major change

Crescent ParkCrescent Park

Dec 5 Added an anecdote from Bill Gannon

A beloved amusement park that tried to stand the test of time and Six Flags type parks, 1886 – 1979. The Looff Carousel on the National Register of Historic Sites and Places in 1976.

Steeple StreetSteeple Street

Dec 5 Added an anecdote from Lisa E.

Built c1793-1847, photos starting from July 2005. HABS/HAER photo from 1958. Currently one of the oldest standing buildings in Providence.

Kendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi HouseKendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi House

Dec 5 Added a little more information and an anecdote from Daniel

Bay State FloristBay State Florist

Oct 17 Added an anecdote from Pat C

Built 1908 to 1910. Vacant since ?? For Sale and lacking much action, located right next door to the renovated Foundry.

Vanity FairVanity Fair

Oct 17 Added an anecdote from John Damon

Built 1905, demolished 1912. Postcards from various dates. Originally located along the water in E. Providence.

Steeple StreetSteeple Street

Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Al Barkley

Bootleggers/Shooters nightclubBootleggers/Shooters nightclub

Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Rich B

Built ??, vacant Since 2000. Photos since May 2004. A former nightclub under many different names – demolished winter 2011.

32 Branch Avenue32 Branch Avenue

Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Michelle

Built 1930s?, photos starting April 2004.