A large mill built in stages with an iconic square, open-top stair tower visible from Interstate 95.
A small, square remnant of a much larger Riverside Mills complex remained as City property for almost 30 years before being torn down.
A series of late 19th and early 20th century mill buildings converted to residential during the boom of the mid-2000s
An aging complex of four buildings, three more than 150 years old, that once housed the largest stove manufacturer in New England
Slow and steady wins this race — vacated in 1964, some of the buildings were in use as early as 1988, but only 30 years later has the entire complex been redeveloped
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.
Once the largest manufacturer of costume jewelry, this building was vacant in the 80s but then revived by Lifespan as their corporate headquarters
A late ninteenth century dye house of the larger Weybosset Mills which has lately become a boutique hotel
An over 180-year-old mill structure with the Woonasquatucket river at its back and a former office building fronting Manton Avenue
A handsome, symmetrical façade, Greek-revival inspired mid-19th-century mill building that seems to have always been well cared for
The earliest steel-framed buildings in the city, constructed by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company of Connecticut
A sprawling complex and a leading designer of silver goods for 100 years or more. Still in business (not in RI) as part of the Lenox Corporation.
A mid-sized 4-story mill of red brick and stucco in the middle of a residential neighborhood became apartments in 2009
An emblem and pin manufacturer with a long life as industrial/
commercial space until a conversion to apartments
A lovely little pub that we never had to pleasure of visiting. Construction on a 3 mile sewer project damaged the foundations beyond repair
This handsome trapezoidal mill building with chamfered corner in the Jewelry District was converted to lofts in 2004.
This former jewelry manufacturing building was converted to office use in the late 1970s and is now the Brown Medical School
A large two- and three-story mill complex bordered by Conant, Pine, Barton, and Weeden Streets
One of the first artist-led redevelopment projects post-Eagle Square, these 21 units have remained in artist’s hands, some with afforability restrictions
A large mill complex of 13 buildings on 2 acres was converted to apartments and commercial space in 2005
A large mill complex on the West Side of Providence turns into residential lofts at the beginning of the boom
A stone mill formerly used as a machine parts manufacturer and now commercial office space
A mill redevelopment that tried to be different than the typical luxury condos and one that change residential zoning to help make units more affordable
Demolished as part of the relocation of I-195 in the early 2000s, this large mill complex was home 45 small businesses, art studios, and a bar.
A 1980s conversion from industrial to residential condominiums by the same developer of the Davol Rubber Company
A sprawling pre-Civil-War-era complex with a proud history of metal manufacturing of many kinds, including armaments
An early demolition of a large mill complex that flew under the radar in the early 2000s. Replaced by a Home Depot shopping center.
After almost 100 years involved in heavy industry, this building became home to a variety of office and retail uses
A mid-19th century small scale commercial brick mill has been a home to various businesses and loving owners
A collection of handsome late-19th- and early-20th-century buildings that served as headquarters for a knitted good company as well as rental space for jewelry businesses
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.
A large complex of mill buildings spread out over three city blocks is only partially intact and undergoing revitalization in different forms
A circa 1900 collection of mill buildings are still in use as manufacturing, small business space, and studios even though the building itself needs maintenance
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.