Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski

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Date

April 1993

Description

River relocation in progress. Waterplace Park is being developed with its bridges (Exchange St., Francis St., and pedestrian walkways) built or under construction. Memorial Boulevard is for now a construction site. The Westin Hotel is being erected in the background where we see the Convention Center parking garage.

Notes

Bibliography: Leazes, Francis J. and Mark T. Motte, Providence, the Renaissance City. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004, pp. 125-132.

Creator 1 Role

photographer

Building Type

Bridge

Themes

Urban Development

Subject Headings

Photography in city planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Urban renewal-- Rhode Island-- Providence; City planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Land use, Urban-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Woonasquatucket River (Providence, RI); Waterplace Park (Providence, RI)

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

Citizens Plaza

Keywords

urban development, urban renewal, river relocation, Woonasquatucket River, Waterplace Park, Capital Center

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