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Date

1-1-1983

Description

The railroad yard and parking lots that separated Providence's downtown from the Capital Center were locally referred to as a "Chinese wall." This 1983 view shows how the government offices were isolated from the rest of Providence by both these elements and Interstate 95 to the west.

Notes

Woodward, PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture (Providence, 2003), 107.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Themes

City Beautiful

Subject Headings

Aerial photography in city planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Urban renewal-- Rhode Island-- Providence; City planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Land use, Urban-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Rhode Island State House (Providence, R.I.); Capital Center (Providence, R.I.); United States Highway 95 (Providence, R.I.); Providence, R.I. -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Urban Development -- Rhode Island -- Providence;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

90 Smith St.

Keywords

aerial, capital city, state house, railroads, Chinese Wall

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