A small, square remnant of a much larger Riverside Mills complex remained as City property for almost 30 years before being torn down.
An 1860s gasometer with unheroic uses for a century before being reborn as small business and community space
A former department store turned rock club venue turned loft apartments whose conversion contributed to making Downtown Providence bustle again
A historic home that was not officially verified as “historic”, therefore it was unprotected from demolition by neglect
A striking 3-story mansard former office building for a larger manufacturing complex of woven goods turned into various small office spaces
One of the first artist-led redevelopment projects post-Eagle Square, these 21 units have remained in artist’s hands, some with afforability restrictions
A large mill complex on the West Side of Providence turns into residential lofts at the beginning of the boom
Before it was demolished and rebuilt, the Ocean House was one of the few surviving 1800s seaside resort hotels in RI
By the time we took photos, most of the main mill building had crumbled. The main building, though, is still standing and has been converted to a restaurant.
An early demolition of a large mill complex that flew under the radar in the early 2000s. Replaced by a Home Depot shopping center.
A narrow and difficult to redevelop building languished on the Ten Most Endangered List for five years before getting a new life
The one that started a revolution. A 13 acre site, bounded by Atwells Ave, Eagle Street, and Valley Street, housing cheap artist studio space and the famous Fort Thunder arts collective.
A recently underutilized mill building with distinctive central octoganol tower to become 225 apartments and commercial space