A square, seven story commercial building converted to apartments in the early aughts — a frontrunner to the downtown residential boom
Two distinctive buildings joined together as downtown residential lofts — both with unique features, design, and spaces
A former department store turned rock club venue turned loft apartments whose conversion contributed to making Downtown Providence bustle again
A simple building located next to the former Sportsman’s Inn (now the Dean Hotel) that was razed for a never-built hotel.
At only 12 1/2 feet deep, the George Arnold building is an anomoly in the Downtown Historic District
A former high-art-style consumer banking lobby and offices becomes a 56,000 sf art library and housing for 500 students
A turn-of-the-century hotel with intact, 100-year old wood panelled bar enhanced by stained-glass windows and decorative terra cotta
The iconic “Superman” building, the tallest in the state, might be close to getting a new life as residential apartments
A turn-of-the-century 6-story downtown commercial building that is now part of the RISD campus
A nine-story commercial building turned residential and joined the ranks of its neightbors in the collective called “Westminster Lofts”
Two 19th-century commercial buildings come together to create a unique hotel with historic character
A classically-inspired former bank with soaring vaulted ceiling finds new life as a performing arts center
A handsome yellow brick, seven story building with ornate white brickwork designs has become a dozen luxury residences with ground-floor retail
A six-story early Moderne former bank lobby and upper-floor offices was redeveloped in fits and starts into residential apartments
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.
A sliver of an 1829 structure survives under this turn-of-the-20th-century vaudeville theatre turned movie house turned commercial storefronts
A small commercial building surrounded by parking lots razed for an 800 car parking garage for Johnson & Wales University
This mid-1800s structure was one the few examples of Providence’s eminent architect Thomas Tefft but burned in 2006.
This reinforced concrete frame building was the first modern-style, large windowed design in the City
A narrow and difficult to redevelop building languished on the Ten Most Endangered List for five years before getting a new life
This over 190 year old structure survived 170 years as an indoor mall but now is a collection of retail and micro-loft styles residential condos
A late 19th-century investment building used as commercial space for over 100 years recently turned into residential upper floors.
This 120-year old station has see fires and rehabilitation, but the remarkably handsome structure is still standing and useful and full of tenants
The Fletcher building marks the first foray into downtown Providence for RISD and its graduate students
A small, five-story commercial building that underwent a modern renovation into 12 apartments on a busy downtown street