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
Originally located along N. Main & Canal Sts., across from Roger Williams Park, Providence, the last meat-packing plant survived for about 50 years
A 250+ year old home belonging to one of the captain’s that took part in the burning of the Gaspee
One of the oldest industrial buildings in the state with a rich history that continues to this day
A low-slung, semi-circular mid-century modern transportation hub in downtown Providence.
In use for almost 70 years, the East Side Train tunnel burrows beneath College Hill and once connected Union Station to East Providence
A striking 3-story mansard former office building for a larger manufacturing complex of woven goods turned into various small office spaces
An enormous granite, brick, and steel early 19th-century military fortification guarding the entrance to Narragansett Bay
A former Providence Journal distribution center that was previously a milk processing plant is becomming a graffiti playground
A mystery! How long did this slender building along Charles Street and the Moshassuck river stand?
This gothic revival wood frame house has been languishing since the 1990s as developers have come and gone
This imposing, 6-story cold storage facility ran continuously for 98 years. It fell to the wrecking ball before converting these buildings became the cool thing to do
This fine example of roadside architecture is slowly decaying along Route 146 in North Smithfield
One of two remaining Sterling Streamliner diners manufactured in the late 1930s by the J.B. Judkins Company left in the country
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 previous naval repair facility employing about 12,000 military personnel eventually turned into an industrial park once the Navy left
A 60-year history slinging good, hearty diner food evaporated into a cyclone of legal battles. The diner itself is still unrestored.
A small flatiron-style 19th century mill building right on the bank of the Moshassuck River in a formerly dense industrial area
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
This 120-year old station has see fires and rehabilitation, but the remarkably handsome structure is still standing and useful and full of tenants