What appears to be a semi-trailor truck has caused the upper level of this Weybosset Street parking complex to collapse. This photograph was taken before the construction of the Federal Center on Westminster Street, and therefore provides a clear view to the Conrad Building, one of Providence's most unique buildings to its eccentricism and creation during a period of prosperity in Providence following WWI. At the left is the Caesar Misch Building in a state of disrepair, whose Art Deco storefront added in the 30s cannot be seen to salvage it.
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Architecture, Queen Anne; Cities and towns -- Growth -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Historic buildings -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Westminster Street (Providence, RI)
375 Westminster Street
Smolski, Chester; Stone, Carpenter & Wilson; and Marin & Hall, "Parking Lot Collapse, Conrad Building" (1975). Smolski Images. 1013.