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
A series of late 19th and early 20th century mill buildings converted to residential during the boom of the mid-2000s
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 small stature mill building in a residential neighborhood will many varied uses over the years is now residential
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 quietly operational General Electric light bulb plant for over 70 years until a swift demolition after 20 years of neglect
An unassuming former ice cream factory on a busy road through a residential neighborhood
Two buildings, one still extant and the other recently demolished, in a fruit and produce warehouse portion of Valley Street
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.
A cute, manageable, three-story mill building on the outskirts of Smith Hill surrounded by car yards
This three-story former lumber yard and wood working business has over a hundred years of history
This former jewelry manufacturing building was converted to office use in the late 1970s and is now the Brown Medical School
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 fire-damaged former church used for many years as a furniture storage facility recently turned into 15 residential units
Once the center of an ambitious waterfront redevelopment project, the building is now underutilized
A 1980s conversion from industrial to residential condominiums by the same developer of the Davol Rubber Company
A long industrial mill along the Atwells Avenue off ramp was home to the C.J. Fox company for 60 years before conversion to office space
This modestly small but ornate brick building became the home to the Providence Revolving Fund
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 mid-19th century small scale commercial brick mill has been a home to various businesses and loving owners
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.