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The Newest Updates from 315 total properties

Ward Baking CompanyWard Baking Company

Nov 15 Added an anecdote from Domenic

Built 1911, remodelled 1946. Photos starting April 2012. Partially demolished 2012.

Gorham Silver CompanyGorham Silver Company

Nov 15 Added an anecdote from Elizabeth Capwell

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.

East Avenue AutoEast Avenue Auto

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Tom

Built circa 1955, photos starting 2001. Now home to Jac’s Wraps.

Loutit LaundryLoutit Laundry

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Mildred M. Andreozzi

Built app. 1906 and vacant since 1987. The WBNA has plans to redevelop this building, which has been plagued by fire and decay.

Lincoln Amusement ParkLincoln Amusement Park

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Dawn Oxnard

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

Atlantic MillsAtlantic Mills

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Joan Tomaszewski

Built 1863-1899, photos starting August 2003. Designed by Clifton Hall. Proposed for the National Register.

Chapel View, former Sockanosset Boys Training SchoolChapel View, former Sockanosset Boys Training School

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Ron Bernier

Built 1881-1891, photos starting March, 2002. Restored and converted to retail space by Carpionato Prop, overlooking Garden City, Cranston.

Narragansett Race TrackNarragansett Race Track

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Gus Gesualdo

Racetrack, clubhouse, stables, and grandstands built 1934 and closed 1978. Photos starting March 2009. Grandstands are still open as a Building 19 discount store. Most of the other structures were lost to fires.

Bayley Lofts, former Parkin YarnBayley Lofts, former Parkin Yarn

Oct 18 Added an anecdote from Jim Mitchell

Built 1888, photos starting February 2003. Vacant since 1980. Part of the National Register Church Hill Industrial District, 1982.

RI State Armory (Cranston Street)RI State Armory (Cranston Street)

Sep 1 Added an anecdote from Clint Schafer

Built 1907, vacated in 1997. Listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “America’s Eleven Most Endangered Historic Places”

Fort AdamsFort Adams

Sep 1 Added an anecdote from Clint Schafer

Built 1799, vacant since the 1950s. The Fort is under the control of the Ft Adams State Trust, a 501c3 organization that is dedicated to restoring portions of the fort for public use.

RI Malleable Iron WorksRI Malleable Iron Works

Sep 1 Added an anecdote from Kathy McKeon

Built 1867, rebuilt in 1918. Photographed starting June 14, 2002. Partially demolished September, 2002.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Sep 1 Added an anecdote from Louise Suzzi

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

Bonanza Bus TerminalBonanza Bus Terminal

Aug 3 Added an anecdote from Chris Pereira

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

Ocean State SteelOcean State Steel

Aug 3 Added an anecdote from Bethany Erickson Rodrigues and Craig Gaines

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

Fogarty BuildingFogarty Building

Jun 20 New photos of the demolition, added an extensive RIP essay from Doors Open RI

Built 1968, photos starting May 2005.