Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Description

The Block Island City Drug Store is located in the Old Harbor District of the island. The majority of the buildings and hotels in this district are painted white with cottage style details, reflecting the seaside resort style prominent in the district, developed in the late nineteenth century.

Notes

Jordy, Buildings of Rhode Island (Oxford, 2004) p 605

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and Towns -- Rhode Island -- Block Island;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Block Island

Street Address

Water St.

Keywords

Block Island, Rhode Island; resort towns; historic buidlings;

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