The large houses seen in the photo were once single family homes. At the time of the photo, homeowners had begun converting homes of this size into rental properties by parceling out rooms within the homes. The changes came at a slow rate.
Creator 1 Role
Neighborhood--Rhode Island--Providence; Dwellings-Rhode Island-Providence
United States of America
Smolski, Chet, "Providence Large House- Morris Ave." (1971). Smolski Images. 177.