Photographer/Creator

Marilyn Jordan Taylor

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Date

January 1990

Description

Designed by Marilyn Jordan Taylor of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLC, this is a typical SOM interior where all materials are falsified. The domed interior brings a sense of polite space to the public that finds its origins in the Pantheon and domed Renaissance spaces.

Notes

Bibliography: Woodward, Wm Mckenzie. PPS/AIAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence, RI: Providence Preservation Society, 2003, pp. 303-304. Fisher, Thomas. "Past Progressives: Providence Train Station, SOM." Hanley Wood Media, Inc., 16 Feb. 2010, www.architectmagazine.com/design/buildings/past-progressives-providence-train-station-som_o. Accessed 12 Dec. 2016. Heppner, Frank. "Railroads of Rhode Island." The History Press, 2012, pp. 186.

Creator 2 Role

Designer

Building Type

Train Station

Building Style

Post-Modernism

Themes

Urban Development

Subject Headings

Railroad stations -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Providence Station (Providence, RI); Architecture, Postmodern -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Interior design -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Public spaces -- Rhode Island -- Providence

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

11 Dorrance St.

Keywords

railroad stations, interiors, Providence Station, post-modernism, domed spaces

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