Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 3-1974

Description

Renovated units and old units at the Roger Williams Homes housing project in South Providence photographed around 1974. Most of the units were demolished in the 1980s after decades of neglect. These renovated units were spared and later redeveloped as Sharlotte Woods Elementary School.

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

674 Prairie Ave.

Keywords

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

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