Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski

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Date

1-1-1987

Description

Aerial showing the east side and new additions to the old Financial District. These include: the building at Old Stone Square (Edward Larrabee Barnes, 1984), 50 Kennedy Plaza (a.k.a. Fleet Center, Helmut, Obata & Kassebaum, 1985), One Financial Plaza (a.k.a Soveign Bank Tower, formerly Hospital Trust Tower, John Carl Warnecke, 1970-73) and Textron Tower (Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, 1969-72).

Notes

Bibliography: Woodward, Wm McKenzie and Edward F. Sanderson. "Providence: A Citywide Survey of Historical Resources." Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission, 1986, pp. 193, 224, 238. Woodward, William McKenzie. "Pps/aiari Guide to Providence Architecture." Providence, RI: Providence Preservation Society, 2003, pp. 102.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Themes

Downtown Financial District

Subject Headings

Aerial Photography in land use -- Rhode Island -- Providence; City planning -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Land use, Urban -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Providence, RI -- Buildings, structures, etc; Skyscrapers -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Financial District (Providence, RI); Providence River (Providence, RI) Urban Development

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

aerials, downtown, skyline, skyscrapers, Financial District, Providence River

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