The Newest Updates from 315 total properties

Grove Street SchoolGrove Street School

Dec 10 Added an anecdote from Sherrie Butts

Built 1901, photos starting June 2003. Part of the National Register, Broadway-Armory Historic District. The building has been under attack by its owners even though it is a protected structure.

New England Paper TubeNew England Paper Tube

Dec 10 Added an anecdote from Bob Mello

Built 1880-1919, photos starting Feb 2004. Bordered by Conant, Pine, Barton, and Weeden Streets, Pawtucket

RI AuditoriumRI Auditorium

Dec 10 Added an anecdote from Len Arzoomanian

Built 1926, photos from the RI Reds web site, the artist Rittman, and Tucker Terzian.

American Wool / Riverside MillsAmerican Wool / Riverside Mills

Nov 15 Added an anecdote from Joe Margulies

Built early 20th century, photos starting March 2003. Proposed Historic status.

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.

Ward Baking CompanyWard Baking Company

Nov 15 Added an anecdote from Domenic

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

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.