Photographer/Creator

Chester Smolski
Howe, Prout & Ekman

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Date

6-1-1976

Description

An aerial shot overlooking the Rhode Island College campus on Mount Pleasant Avenue in North Providence as well as its surroundings, such as the Triggs Memorial Golf Course and Pleasant View School. The college campus moved to this particular spot in 1958, after occupying a space on Capitol Hill from 1898 to 1958. The Rhode Island College campus began as a group of eight buildings. The architects of this complex were Howe, Prout & Ekman, who deployed a Modernist design, and thus introduced the first Modernist campus to Rhode Island.

Notes

Bibliography: Woodward, William McKenzie. PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence, RI: Providence Preservation Society, 2003. 180-181.

Creator 2 Role

Architects

Building Type

University Building

Building Style

Modernism

Themes

Urban Development

Subject Headings

Aerial views -- Rhode Island College (Providence, R.I.); Urban universities and colleges -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Suburban areas -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Golf courses -- Rhode Island -- Providence

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

600 Mount Pleasant Ave

Keywords

'Providence, RI', college, campus, schools, aerial

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