Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski
John Hutchins Cady

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Date

January 1983

Description

On Roosevelt Lake behind the Casino at Roger Williams Park sits the bandstand (John Hutchins Cady, 1915). According to Jordy, this classical revival structure has an “open, colonnaded Ionic rotunda as the climax of a metal-fenced, masonry platform for folding chairs.” J.H. Cady was a graduate a 1902 graduate of Brown University who became a renowned historical preservationist and architectural historian.

Notes

Bibliography: Jordy, William H. Buildings of Rhode Island. Oxford, 2004, pp. 132-133. Woodward, W.M. McKenzie. PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence Preservation Society, 2003. pp. 145-147.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1915

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Type

Park

Building Style

Classical Revival

Subject Headings

Urban parks -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Open spaces -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Roger Williams Park (Providence, RI); Achitecture, Classical revival -- Rhode Island -- Providence

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

950 Elmwood Ave.

Keywords

parks, Roger Williams Park, bandstand, classical revival, John Hutchins Cady

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