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Date

Spring 5-8-1985

Description

Seen here is an aerial view of Roger Williams Park which was named after the founder of Providence, Roger Williams. The park evolved from a 100 acre parcel that Betsy Williams gave to the city in 1871. Today the park is a 430 acre public park. The park’s architect was H.W.S. Cleveland.

Notes

Jordy, Buildings of Rhode Island, (Oxford, 2004), 132-134.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Landscape Architect

Building Type

Park

Subject Headings

Urban development-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Aerial photography in city planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; City planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Land use, Urban-- Rhode Island-- Providence

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

park; Roger Williams Park;

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