An almost 100,000 square foot mill in an industrial section of Pawtucket that has been used as studio space for 30 years
An iconic department store visible from interstate 95 in Pawtucket with an uncertain future
A handsome, if not crumbling, three story brick and granite five-sided commercial building at the gateway to Pawtucket’s Downtown
A late 19th-century mill building used originally as a machine shop but largely as a cording manufacturer that converted to residential in 2004
A very large, wood shingle mansion in Quality Hill with attached carriage house that was used as a senior care facility for 105 years
Brilliant — park on top, bowl below. Unfortunately, it just wasn’t hip enough to survive waning interest before bowling made a resurgence.
Likely a former Phillips 66 Gas Station, this building went from tire shop to restaurant to convenience store
A low-slung, 2-story mill with numerous large windows sat vacant for years before it succumbed to a fire
This 3-story flatiron 1920s commercial building was vacant for more than 20 years
An early conversion from industrial mill to residential and commercial space visible from the highway as visitors enter from Massachusetts
An irregulary shaped former horse stable turned furniture showroom turned apartments
This huge 7-acre complex is a mixed-use, active-24/7 collection of 165 flexible business spaces and 149 mill lofts
The iconic “HOPE” sign rose off the roof of a mill building as you drove north on 95 until a fire devastated it in 2004.
One of the first condominium mill conversions in Pawtucket, taking full advantage of the picturesque Blackstone river
An irregulary shaped two-story former jewelry mill turned into a small-business studio and residence
A large two- and three-story mill complex bordered by Conant, Pine, Barton, and Weeden Streets
This once ornate building was simplified in the 1920s and once again in the 2000s but has always been commercial space
A campus of eight builidngs constructed over the course of 80 years and encompassing styles from Romanesque to Spanish Colonial to Brutalism
One of two remaining Sterling Streamliner diners manufactured in the late 1930s by the J.B. Judkins Company left in the country
A family-owned party supply, costume, and novelty store operating since the early 1980s. Closed in 2005 and burned in 2011.
One of the most profitable race tracks in American history had a 44 year run
A beaux-arts beauty of a train station decays twenty-one feet over the tracks on the city line between Pawtucket and Central Falls
A massive, Romanesque-revival style, granite and brick masonry building with an interior Drill Hall clearspan space of 80 by 140 feet
A 60-year history slinging good, hearty diner food evaporated into a cyclone of legal battles. The diner itself is still unrestored.
A tall, handsome mill which was a cottom weaving company for about 35 years before becomming a realty company that rented space to other businesses — now residential lofts
A modest turn-of-the-century three story mill in a dense mill area of Pawtucket
A small single-story brick commercial-industrial storefront with subtle art-deco details
A former businessman’s club that could no longer operate is turned into the offices for an archoeological and historic preservation non-profit
A 400,000+ sq. ft. series of mill buildings dating from 1870 and converted to residential units after suffering a devastating fire that leveled half the complex
A mini-arcade type of commercial building in a once bustling retail district turned small business and destination retail space