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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.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Sep 1 Added an anecdote from Louise Suzzi

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

Bonanza Bus TerminalBonanza Bus Terminal

Aug 3 Added an anecdote from Chris Pereira

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

Ocean State SteelOcean State Steel

Aug 3 Added an anecdote from Bethany Erickson Rodrigues and Craig Gaines

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

Fogarty BuildingFogarty Building

Jun 20 New photos of the demolition, added an extensive RIP essay from Doors Open RI

Built 1968, photos starting May 2005.

175 Broad Street175 Broad Street

Jun 20 Added an anecdote from Nicole

Built ~1962. Corner of Broad and Cahir Streets. Formerly used as a head lodge for the local chapter of the Boy Scouts of America.

Grants MillGrants Mill

Jun 20 Added an anecdote from M S

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

Christ Episcopal ChurchChrist Episcopal Church

Jun 20 Added an anecdote from Roz Gerstein

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

To Kalon ClubTo Kalon Club

May 23 Added an anecdote from Marty C. Marran, Esq.

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

Grove St. SchoolGrove St. School

May 23 Added an anecdote from Al

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.

The Apex Building, PawtucketThe Apex Building, Pawtucket

May 23 Added an anecdote from Steve Seddon

Built circa 1976, photos starting Dec 2003.

RI AuditoriumRI Auditorium

May 23 Added an anecdote from Alton Nichols

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

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Apr 11 Added an anecdote from Deborah Cook

Loutit / What Cheer Steam LaundryLoutit / What Cheer Steam Laundry

Apr 11 Added an anecdote from Isabella R. Smith

Built app. 1906 and vacant since 1987. The WBNA has plans to redevelop this building, which has been plagued by fire and decay.