Slide Title

Hall's Building

Photographer/Creator

Chester Smolski

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Date

11-1-1978

Description

Detail of the Hall's Building on Weybossett Street showing the storefront prior to restoration in 1981. The Hall's Building is a cast-iron, five story structure built in the Victorian Gothic style. This detail shows the corbel-and-bracketed cornice and some of the regularly-spaced segmented-arch windows.

Notes

Bibliography: Woodward, William McKenzie and Sanderson, Edward F. Providence: A Citywide Survey of Historic Resources. Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Providence, 1986. 243.

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Building Type

Office Building

Building Style

Victorian Gothic

Themes

Urban Development

Subject Headings

Architecture, Victorian -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Historic buildings -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Downtown districts -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Cornices

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

49 Weybossett Street

Keywords

architecture, Victorian, office space, Providence downtown

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