A long-standing and intact example of mill architecture from the late 1800s, available as studio and commercial space
An 1860s gasometer with unheroic uses for a century before being reborn as small business and community space
Two massive five-story, brick, pier-and-spandrel warehouses along the waterfront once used for storing cargo. Vacant for 15+ years before demolition from 2013-2015.
A part of the Provisions District met the wrecking ball in 2011. Owner of this and nearby buildings, The Providence Journal Company, used deferred maintenance as an excuse.
One of the oldest industrial buildings in the state with a rich history that continues to this day
A low slung jewelry manufacturing building on the edge of the Jewelry District is now the main Student Services Center for Johnson & Wales University
A small, unassuming but nicely detailed brick firehouse from the mid-19th century on Providence’s West Side
A striking 3-story mansard former office building for a larger manufacturing complex of woven goods turned into various small office spaces
A forgotten building on the industrial edge of the north side may be getting a new life
This handsome trapezoidal mill building with chamfered corner in the Jewelry District was converted to lofts in 2004.
This three-story former lumber yard and wood working business has over a hundred years of history
A cute, manageable, three-story mill building on the outskirts of Smith Hill surrounded by car yards
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.
A neglected little brick Greek-revival building vacant and boarded up since a fire in the 1990s succumbed to extensive roof damage in 2020
A late-nineteeth-century warehouse building with thick walls, strong floors, and details reminiscent of an armory building
A group of turn-of-the-century mills get converted into affordable residential units and commercial/office space
A narrow 3-story building built as infill when rail lines were removed in the Provisions Warehouse District. Most recently a set of nightclubs.
A small flatiron-style 19th century mill building right on the bank of the Moshassuck River in a formerly dense industrial area
A dense complex of 20 buildings built over the course of 50 years has ben converted from maufacturing to new-arts-industrial to residential
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 large parcel of land on the edge of the jewelry district whose 1- and 2-story buildings were razed by speculation but nothing yet occupies the site.