A large former gymnasium with a large enough indoor space to support a suspended indoor quarter mile track. Demolished in 2001.
Once the largest manufacturer of costume jewelry, this building was vacant in the 80s but then revived by Lifespan as their corporate headquarters
A low slung jewelry manufacturing building on the edge of the Jewelry District is now the main Student Services Center for Johnson & Wales University
An almost 100 year old apartment building turned dormitory became too downtrodden to be useful.
Falling into disrepair since the 1970s, this once important community center found new use and continues to support the neighborhood and Providence schoolchildren
At only 12 1/2 feet deep, the George Arnold building is an anomoly in the Downtown Historic District
This handsome trapezoidal mill building with chamfered corner in the Jewelry District was converted to lofts in 2004.
This Neo—Classical Revival structure stood unfinished for 80 years before finally getting a new life as a hotel in 2004.
A classically-inspired former bank with soaring vaulted ceiling finds new life as a performing arts center
A small but charming red square building in various states of repair and neglect over the years
This property is actually a tale of three things — competitive cycling, a football stadium, and the Providence Steamroller
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.
A neo-Georgian building that was home to the original home to the Providence National Bank Company. Razed for a proposed hotel that was never built.
This modestly small but ornate brick building became the home to the Providence Revolving Fund
A big hulking 5300-person capacity civic auditorium that hosted sports and entertainment for close to 50 years.
An unassuming single story commercial property razed for the Walgreens and condos at 333 Atwells Ave.
A small commercial building surrounded by parking lots razed for an 800 car parking garage for Johnson & Wales University
This unassuming golden brick, pier and spandrel commercial building has been part of the Johnson & Wales campus since the mid-1960s
A small single-story brick commercial-industrial storefront with subtle art-deco details
A 27,000 sf piece of the former US Rubber Works has been developed into the Waterfire Arts Center
Smaller than its neighbors, this 2-story commercial building joined the ranks of its neightbors in the collective called “Westminster Lofts”