List: National Register of Historic Places

6 properties

  • An amazingly dense complex of mill structures dating from the mid-1800s and in use for over 100 years before succumbing to two large fires in the midst of plans to redevelop

    #UsedToBeThere,#ArchiveRI | College Hill | Built: 1840–1873 | Demolition: 1971 | Decade: 1840-1849
    Added to NRHP: December 3, 1969
    NRHP Reference Number: 709380013

  • Built circa 1915, these concrete coal storage towers were demolished in late 2002 by oversight — a permit was granted despite their protection by inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.

    #UsedToBeThere | Silver Lake | Built: 1915 | Demolition: 2002 | Decade: 1890-1899

  • A long fight over the demolition of a former neighborhood school — and a contributing structure to the Broadway-Armory Historic District.

    #UsedToBeThere | West Side | Built: 1901 | Demolition: 2012 | Decade: 1900-1909
    Added to NRHP: December 3, 1969
    NRHP Reference Number: 74000047

  • Vacant since 1987, this building stood on the West Side across from Central High School for over 20 years before being completely razed to the ground.

    #UsedToBeThere | West Side | Built: 1906 | Demolition: 2008 | Decade: 1900-1909
    Added to NRHP: March 4, 2004
    NRHP Reference Number: 04000197

  • This Neo—Classical Revival structure stood unfinished for 80 years before finally getting a new life as a hotel in 2004.

    #NotInRuins | Smith Hill | Built: 1926 | Redeveloped: 2004 | Decade: 1920-1929
    Added to NRHP: October 2, 1993
    NRHP Reference Number: 93001181

  • A long, low slung industrial building west of the highway and in the shadow of the Providence Place Mall. Neglect over ten years as well as some nefarious local dealings took the building down.

    #UsedToBeThere | Smith Hill | Built: 1929 | Demolition: 2008 | Decade: 1920-1929
    Added to NRHP: June 5, 2005
    NRHP Reference Number: 05000583