A large mill built in stages with an iconic square, open-top stair tower visible from Interstate 95.
A former clothing store built off the north side of Sears that stayed empty for years and years before being razed in 2009.
A local-chain tire and automotive parts outlet with four car-wide drive-through bays on a local retail corridor.
A nice, simple early 20th century building on a busy commercial corridor with some subtle Art Deco details
A large former gymnasium with a large enough indoor space to support a suspended indoor quarter mile track. Demolished in 2001.
A neighborhood battle and a prolonged redevelopment took down Clark’s to replace it with mixed-use residential and commercial space
In use for almost 70 years, the East Side Train tunnel burrows beneath College Hill and once connected Union Station to East Providence
This cinder block building with a residential looking store facade slapped on it stood vacant for many years before demolition. Part of the way commercial retail comes and goes.
A sweet little post-Art Deco brick gas station in the middle of the Hope Street commercial district. Probably contaminated and hard to subdivide, so it came down.
Long-time tenants Davis Dairy vacated in spring 2020 after a fire damaaged the upper floors of the house
A local scooter sales and repair shop with a side of delicious expresso drinks
A rather small commercial storefront that was a branch bank for some time but abandoned for many years before eventual demolition.
A plethora of pithy postcard images from the turn of the century.
A small but charming red square building in various states of repair and neglect over the years
This property is actually a tale of three things — competitive cycling, a football stadium, and the Providence Steamroller
A big hulking 5300-person capacity civic auditorium that hosted sports and entertainment for close to 50 years.
A boarded-up retail space along a retail corridor in need of rethinking.
One of the last big box stores on North Main Street, closed since the mid-to-late 90s. Demolished in 2014 to become infill for a parking lot.
An innovative early 70s hyperbolic paraboloid roof structure design that allowed a 130' x 325' uninterrupted interior space for the Brown University pool
An new addition to a old home along historic Angell Street brings new character and larger space for those that want to practice their zen
An older building made way for a new patient care and operating room facility in the middle of a dense residental neighborhood
A 56,000 square foot center for Brown University’s international studies students