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The Newest Updates from 315 total properties

Rustic Drive InRustic Drive In

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Zack

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

Peerless Department StorePeerless Department Store

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Pat C

Built 1890s, photos starting June 2004. Re-opened as apartments in Summer 2005. Developed by Cornish Associates.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Steve K. and Labann

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

Ocean State SteelOcean State Steel

Jan 25 Added an anecdote from Chris Sheridan

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

Cranston St. Trolley BarnCranston St. Trolley Barn

Dec 31 Added an anecdote from Miguel

Built 1900, vacant since the 1980s. Once the Trolley Barn and later storage warehouse for the Narragansett Brewing Company. Photos from October 4, 2003. Demolition started May 31, 2005.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Dec 31 Added an anecdote from Ken Faig

Second UniversalistSecond Universalist

Dec 28 Added an anecdote from Al Chin

Built 1847-49, Architect Thomas A. Tefft. Photos starting from 2003. A slow- but steady-burning kitchen fire demolished the building on May 22, 2006.

American ScrewAmerican Screw

Dec 28 Added an anecdote from Dorothy Fitta

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).

Feldman FurnitureFeldman Furniture

Dec 28 Added an anecdote from Nicholas D’Agnillo

Built 1892, and altered mid to late 20th century. Photos starting 2006.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Dec 23 Added an anecdote from Beryl Russell

Lincoln MallLincoln Mall

Dec 23 Added an anecdote from Karen Tibbetts

Built 1970s, photos starting December 2005.

Seekonk River bridgeSeekonk River bridge

Dec 23 Added an anecdote from Chris

The “Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge” at Crook Point built ca 1908 and abandoned in 1976. Also known as the Seekonk River Drawbridge S.S. K-315, which carried Providence, Warren & Bristol train line. Better known as “the bridge that is stuck up“.

McDevitt buildingMcDevitt building

Dec 23 Added an anecdote from McDevitts clothing Store

Built 1887-1888 in Queen Anne style, remodeled mid-20th century in Art Deco. Redeveloped summer-fall 2009.

Narragansett BreweryNarragansett Brewery

Dec 23 Added an anecdote from Peter Bertsch

Built 1888. Demolition to make way for “Brewery Parkade” started 1998. All buildings gone by 2000. Bounded by New Depot Avenue, Cranston Street and Garfield Avenue in Cranston, RI.

Christ Episcopal churchChrist Episcopal church

Nov 26 Added an anecdote from Sheila Erice

Built 1888, closed in 1981. Photographs starting Nov 23, 2003. Designed by William R. Walker and Son.

Hartford Avenue ApartmentsHartford Avenue Apartments

Nov 26 Added an anecdote from Ernie Hanson

Built 1954, photos by Gemma April-July 1989. Demolished July 1989.