List: Rhody Awards

9 properties

The Rhody Awards honor remarkable individuals with both the imagination and perseverance to make what seemed impossible reality. Thanks to their vision, beloved and new historic landmarks are guaranteed to be part of our state’s landscape for generations to come.

  • A 250+ year old home belonging to one of the captain’s that took part in the burning of the Gaspee

    #NotInRuins | Fox Point/India Point | Built: circa 1767 | Decade: before 1799

  • A more than century old ornate schoolhouse has been converted to fourteen apartments as part of the nearby Slater Cotton development

    #NotInRuins | Pawtucket, RI | Built: 1889–1890 | Redeveloped: 2018–2021 | Decade: 1880-1889
    Added to NRHP: April 2010 (Individual) | NRHP Reference Number: 10000165

  • This former hotel has sat vacant and underused for 20 years or more and only recently is being renovated

    #NotInRuins | West Side | Built: 1914 | Redeveloped: 2020–2023 | Decade: 1910-1919

  • #NotInRuins | Downtown Providence | Built: 1912 | Redeveloped: 2012–2014 | Decade: 1910-1919
    Added to NRHP: February 10, 1984 | NRHP Reference Number: 84001967 (contributing)

  • One of the last operating woven product mills in the area, closing in 2001, and later converted to residential starting in 2007

    #NotInRuins | Central Falls, RI | Built: 1824, 1860s | Redeveloped: 2007–2009 | Decade: 1820-1829
    Added to NRHP: July 1976 | NRHP Reference Number: 76000007 (contributing)

  • This 70-year-old diner car sat on blocks for 10 years before being restored and reopened as a classic breakfast and lunch diner

    #NotInRuins | West Side | Built: 1947 | Redeveloped: 2011–2013 | Decade: 1940-1949
    Added to NRHP: July 17, 2003 | NRHP Reference Number: 03000657 (individual)

  • 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

    #NotInRuins | Downtown Providence | Built: 1828 | Redeveloped: 2008–2012 | Decade: 1820-1829
    Added to NRHP: May 1971 | NRHP Reference Number: 71000029 (individual)

  • An mid-19th-century mill falters in its second life but gains a third life in the late 2010s to become residential with a boutique hotel on the same property

    #NotInRuins | Warwick, RI | Built: 1863, 1866, 1870–1874 | Demolition: partial 2006 | Redeveloped: 2014-2018 | Decade: 1860-1869
    Added to NRHP: June 1972 | NRHP Reference Number: 72000019 (individual)

  • A former businessman’s club that could no longer operate is turned into the offices for an archoeological and historic preservation non-profit

    #NotInRuins | Pawtucket, RI | Built: 1908 or 1911 | Redeveloped: 2011–2012 | Decade: 1900-1909
    Added to NRHP: April 1984 | NRHP Reference Number: 84002041 (contributing)