Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Al Barkley
Built c1793-1847, photos starting from July 2005. HABS/HAER photo from 1958. Currently one of the oldest standing buildings in Providence.
Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Rich B
Built ??, vacant Since 2000. Photos since May 2004. A former nightclub under many different names – demolished winter 2011.
Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Michelle
Built 1930s?, photos starting April 2004.
Aug 16 Added an anecdote from Ed Roy
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Kaitlyn A. Frolich
Built 1875, photos starting April 2007. Stone, Carpenter and Wilson, architects.
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.
Jul 17 Added an anecdote from Melissa
Built 1929, photos starting July 2004. Frank S. Perry, architect.
Jul 4 Added an anecdote from PU Shauber
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).