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Rau FastnerRau Fastner

Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Chris Padula

Built 1917, photos starting January 2003. A project of the West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation. Redevelopment architects Durkee Brown.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Jacqueline Munson

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

Fuller Iron WorksFuller Iron Works

Jul 17 Added an anecdote from John

Built 1893 – produced heavy-machine castings, water pipes, steam engines, and other heavy-metal products. Torn down in February, 2012.

Eddy Carriage HouseEddy Carriage House

Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Kaitlyn A. Frolich

Built 1875, photos starting April 2007. Stone, Carpenter and Wilson, architects.

Gorham SilverGorham Silver

Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Art Zeh

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.

The Coro BuildingThe Coro Building

Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Melissa

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

Rau FastenerRau Fastener

Jul 4 Added an anecdote from PU Shauber

Bonanza Bus StationBonanza Bus Station

Jul 4 Added an anecdote from Jeffrey Allcock

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

Merchants Cold StorageMerchants Cold Storage

Jul 4 Added an anecdote from Richard A Mitchell

Built 1894-1911, photos 1994. Architects Stone Carpenter and Wilson, mechanical engineer George Leach. Part of the Providence Provisions Warehouse Historic District (National Register).

Rocky PointRocky Point

Jul 4 Added an anecdote from Bob, the Duke of Apex

Built started 1847. First amusement installed 1918. Photographed June 1996. Slowly taken apart 1996 - 2002. Finally bulldozed in 2003.

Crescent ParkCrescent Park

Jul 4 Added an anecdote from Daniel Moses

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.

American ScrewAmerican Screw

Jul 4 Added an anecdote from Bonnie Corman

Built 1849-1873, fire destroyed in 1971. Photos from Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record, 1970. Originally located between North Main Street and Charles Street, Providence. Moshassuck Square National Register District (1970).

Bootleggers / ShootersBootleggers / Shooters

May 8 Added photos of the concrete pilings that were still left over in 2012

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

Narragansett Race TrackNarragansett Race Track

May 8 Added photos of the closed Building 19 from 2014

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.

George C ArnoldGeorge C Arnold

May 8 Added a photo of the renovation in 2014

Built 1923, photos starting Oct 2004. The most shallow building in Providence – only 12 1/2 feet deep.

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.