Still In Use (41 entries)

301 Friendship Street

301 Friendship Street

Built 1853 for the Sylvester R. Jackson soap and candle manufacturing firm. Photos starting in 1984.

32 Branch Avenue

32 Branch Avenue

Built 1930s?, photos starting April 2004.

372 West Fountain Street

372 West Fountain Street

Built 1925, photos starting July 2006.

891 North Main Street

891 North Main Street

Built circa 1925, photos March starting 2005.

Allen Printworks

Allen Printworks

Built 1870s, photos starting November 2005.

American Textile Mill

American Textile Mill

Built circa 1899, photos starting May 2003. Architectural firm Howe, Prout & Ekman.

Apex Department Store

Apex Department Store

Built circa 1976, photos starting Dec 2003.

Atlantic Mills

Atlantic Mills

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

Chestnuts/Johnson Hall

Chestnuts/Johnson Hall

Built ??, photos starting August 2004. A former Swedish Workingmen’s club.

Collette Travel & Blackstone Landing

Collette Travel & Blackstone Landing

Built 1860-66, photos starting May 2009. Redeveloped during the early eighties – one of the first mill conversions in Pawtucket.

Coro Building

Coro Building

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

Davol Square

Davol Square

Built 1880-84, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Converted to commercial condominiums in the early 80s (using Tax Reform Act of 1976 incentives for historic reuse).

Dyerville Mill

Dyerville Mill

Built 1835, photos starting February 2003. National Register Historic status 1979.

East Avenue Auto

East Avenue Auto

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

Eddy Estate Carraige House

Eddy Estate Carraige House

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

George C. Arnold bldg

George C. Arnold bldg

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

Grants Mill

Grants Mill

Built 1923, photos starting March 2003. This shallow building is three stories but only 12 and a half feet deep.

Greenville Fin & Co.

Greenville Fin & Co.

Built ??, photos starting April 2004.

Hilton / former Holiday Inn

Hilton / former Holiday Inn

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

Imperial Place

Imperial Place

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

Jones Warehouse

Jones Warehouse

Built 1895-96, photos starting April 2006. Architect: Gould, Angell & Swift. National Register listed in 1980.

Lincoln Mall

Lincoln Mall

Built 1970s, photos starting December 2005.

Littlest Bldg in Providence

Littlest Bldg in Providence

Built ??, photos starting April 2004.

Louis Fink

Louis Fink

Built 1908-1918, photographs starting October 2003.

Machine Shop, Phenix Iron Foundry

Machine Shop, Phenix Iron Foundry

Built 1848, photos starting July 2004.

Market House

Market House

Built 1773-1774. Photos from HABS/HAER collection.

Narragansett Race Track

Narragansett Race Track

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.

One Charles Street

One Charles Street

Built 1871, photos starting August 2005.

Quay Building, Dyer Street

Quay Building, Dyer Street

Built early 1800, photographs starting July 2003.

Regal Plating

Regal Plating

Built 1940?, photos starting June 2006.

Rhode Island Tool

Rhode Island Tool

Built 1861, photos starting April 2003. Changed ownership in March 2003, and redeveloped into medical office space.

Shepard Fairey attacks Providence

Shepard Fairey attacks Providence

Built 1848, photos starting July 2004.

Smith Webbing Company

Smith Webbing Company

Built circa 1900, photos starting February 2004.

Steeple Street

Steeple Street

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

Teste Block

Teste Block

Built 1860, photos starting October 2004. PPS 10 Most Endangered List 2007.

To Kalon Club

To Kalon Club

Built 1867, photos starting March 2010. Private club that is up for sale.

Union Station

Union Station

Built 1896-98, photos starting October 2005. HABS/HAER photos by Edmund Barrett, 1982-83. Architects Stone, Carpenter, & Willson.

Wanskuck Hall

Wanskuck Hall

Built 1881-1882, photos starting Feb 2004. Part of the Wanskuck Mill village, originally built for the workers. Part of the Wanskuck Mill Village National Register District.

Wanskuck Mills

Wanskuck Mills

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.

the Modern Diner

the Modern Diner

Circa 1940’s Sterling Streamliner. Still in use today as a great diner and a great example of a factory-made dining car. Formerly located at 13 Dexter Street, Pawtucket. National Register status, 1977.

the Rustic Drive-In

the Rustic Drive-In

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