Chester Smolski
Clarke & Spaulding


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This 2 1/2-story Tudor Revival house was designed by Prescott O. Clarke. Clarke was a principal in the architectural firm Clarke & Spaulding and designed the home for his own residence. The home was one of the first Tudor Revival houses in Providence and appeared in the American Architect and Building News of September 1897.


Bibliography: Woodward, Wm McKenzie, Edward F. Sanderson. "Providence: A Citywide Survey of Historic Resources." Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission, 1986. p. 147.


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Creator 2 Role

Architectural firm

Building Type

Single family dwelling

Building Style

Tudor Revival

Subject Headings

Architecture, Tudor; Architecture -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Houses -- Rhode Island -- Providence

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name


Street Address

203 Blackstone Blvd.


Providence, RI, neighborhoods, architecture, tudor