Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Summer 6-1972

Description

The former Roger Williams Homes public housing project was mostly demolished in the 1980’s after decades of neglect. This particular section was redeveloped in the early 2000’s as the William B. Cooley Health and Science Technology High School.

Notes

http://www.providenceschools.org/media/68026/hs%20cooley.pdf

http://www.spoke.com/info/p7MxAYz/RichardSinapi

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Type

Apartment building

Subject Headings

Housing -- Slums -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Housing -- Low-income Housing -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Urban poor;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

71 Rugby St.

Keywords

housing, public; inner cities; low-income housing; slums;

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