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Cranston St. Armory

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Description

In this aerial, the Cranston Street Armory can be seen. This building and land parcel was passed on to the city of Providence by Ebenezar Knight Dexter. This area is located off Cranston St. and between Dexter St. and Parade St. This brick and granite building was designed by William R. Walker & Son. The building was once used by the National Guard for training up until the late 1900s but is now abandoned.

Notes

Woodward, PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture, (Providence, 2003) 204.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Type

Armory

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

Street Address

Cranston Street

Keywords

aerial; armory; land use; abandoned;

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