The Newest Updates from 315 total properties

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Jul 20 Added an anecdote from Lori Ann DiSandro and Karan

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

Vanity FairVanity Fair

Jul 20 Added an anecdote from Christine Tassone

Built 1905, demolished 1912. Postcards from various dates. Originally located along the water in E. Providence.

The Milk CanThe Milk Can

Jul 20 Added an anecdote from Ronald Truppa and Lori Caruolo Truppa

Built 1931, photos starting December 2005. HABS/HAER photos taken 1983. Previously located on Rt 146, Lincoln, at the junction of 146 and 295; now located further down on the other side of the highway. National Register status 1979.

Ward BakingWard Baking

Jul 20 Added an anecdote from Dave Hall

A circa 1975 image hanging in one of the conference rooms of an accounting firm in the Turks Head building.

The CyclodomeThe Cyclodome

Jul 20 New images for map overlays of where it was located

A banked bicycle racing track built in 1923 that also housed a football field for the Providence Steam Roller. Its former location was along North Main Street where the Shaws Plaza is now.

Ward BakingWard Baking

Jul 20 Added an anecdote from Wayne Guyette

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

Cumberland Engineering, formerly Howard & Bullough American Machine CoCumberland Engineering, formerly Howard & Bullough American Machine Co

Mar 11 New (old) photos from the demolition of this large mill complex on the border of Pawtucket and North Attleboro

Built in 1894 on the South Attleboro side of the Pawtucket line. 300 feet long with half a million square feet of floor space. Fred M. Roddy was the inventor who revolutionized the plastics industry and later founded Cumberland Engineering.

Edgewood Yacht ClubEdgewood Yacht Club

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from Carolyn Mancone

Built 1908, Murphy, Hindle & Wright, architects. Destroyed by fire January 12, 2011.

Bonanza Bus StationBonanza Bus Station

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from George B.

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

Morris NoveltyMorris Novelty

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from George B.

Built ??. Been a Novelty/Costume store for the better part of 20 years. Borders the Mineral Spring Cemetery to the west. Burned July 26, 2011.

Lawton Storage, now Pilgrim LoftsLawton Storage, now Pilgrim Lofts

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from Claire

Built c.1860, photos starting June 2007. Part of the Broadway-Armory National Register Historic District.

Chinese RestaurantsChinese Restaurants

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from Vicki

Mowry Nicholson HouseMowry Nicholson House

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from Claire

Built 1856, 1867, 1877. Photos starting 2002. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing building in the Smith Hill Historic District.

East Side Train StationEast Side Train Station

Mar 10 Added an anecdote from Carl

Built 1906-1908, closed 1981. Photos from various times. The west entrance is at 101 North Main St. The east entrance is towards the waterfront from Gano Street, behind East Side market.

Downtown Ripta archive photosDowntown Ripta archive photos

Jan 27 Added an anecdote from John Gallagher

Photos from RIPTA’s archives of Kennedy Plaza.

Sears Store, N. Main StreetSears Store, N. Main Street

Jan 27 Added an anecdote from Debra English Wright

Photos starting 2003. Demolished December 2014.