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The Newest Updates from 315 total properties

Vanity FairVanity Fair

Mar 20 Added an anecdote from Marge Phelps

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

The Coro BuildingThe Coro Building

Mar 20 Added an anecdote from James R. Pannozzi

Built 1929, photos starting July 2004. Frank S. Perry, architect.

Hartford Avenue apartmentsHartford Avenue apartments

Mar 20 Added an anecdote from Pete F.

Built 1954, photos by Gemma April-July 1989. Demolished July 1989.

Gorham SilverGorham Silver

Mar 20 Added an anecdote from AJC Westwood

Built 1890, demolition began on January 3, 1998. Photos by Erik Gould, 1997-98. National Historic Register designation. Replaced with a sort-lived Stop and Shop.

Brown’s Marvel GymBrown’s Marvel Gym

Feb 25 Added an anecdote from John

Built 1927 as a gym and recreation center for Brown University. Photos started the summer 2001, and demolition was complete by summer, 2002. This building was one of the first ten to get added to AIR.

Imperial PlaceImperial Place

Feb 25 Added an anecdote from Pete Kelley

Built 1893, 1903. Photos starting Mar 2006. National Register Status.

Crescent ParkCrescent Park

Feb 25 Added an anecdote from Brent Williams

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.

Apex Department StoreApex Department Store

Feb 25 Added an anecdote from Wendy Butler

Built circa 1976, photos starting Dec 2003.

85 South Street85 South Street

Feb 25 Added an anecdote from David Guleserian

Built 1940?, photos starting June 2006.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Patricia

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

Rustic Drive InRustic Drive In

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Zack

Built 1951, upgraded to three screens in 1988. 550 car capacity and the only open Drive-In Theatre left in RI.

Peerless Department StorePeerless Department Store

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Pat C

Built 1890s, photos starting June 2004. Re-opened as apartments in Summer 2005. Developed by Cornish Associates.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Steve K. and Labann

Ocean State SteelOcean State Steel

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Chris Sheridan

Built ??, photos Feb – Mar 2004. Demolished March 2004

Cranston St. Trolley BarnCranston St. Trolley Barn

Dec 31 Added an anecdote from Miguel

Built 1900, vacant since the 1980s. Once the Trolley Barn and later storage warehouse for the Narragansett Brewing Company. Photos from October 4, 2003. Demolition started May 31, 2005.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Dec 31 Added an anecdote from Ken Faig