Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Summer 8-1971

Description

Looking north at the intersection of Park Ave and Resevoir Ave in Cranston. Here is visible evidence of the rapid growth, both residential and commercial, experienced by Cranston as Providence dwellers, fed up with deteriorating schools systems, rising crime, and out dated housing, fled to neighboring suburbs.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and Towns - Growth - Urban Development - Rhode Island - Cranston;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Cranston

Street Address

Reservoir Avenue & Park Ave

Keywords

economic development; shops; sinage; street scene;

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