Slide Title

Downtown Providence

Photographer/Creator

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Date

Summer 8-1983

Description

The Biltmore Hotel can be seen in the lower right of the image as well as Kennedy Plaza in the foreground. The Biltmore originally opened in 1922. It was closed in 1975 and reopened in 1979. Towards the center of the photo is the Financial District and the old Interstate 195, prior to relocation.

Notes

Woodward, PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture (Providence, 2003) 99.

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Subject Headings

Skyscrapers -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Hotels -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Aerial photography -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Providence, R.I. -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Providence River (Providence, R.I.)

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

aerial; downtown; Providence; Providence River

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