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Date

Summer 8-1971

Description

Randall Square was a site of dense industrial complexes which included these mills that were destroyed. Most of the land in this area was either underused or vacant much like many lands in Providence during the late 1960’s. Plans for redevelopment had begun in 1964, however before these plans were put into action, a fire struck in 1971 demolishing the area except for two small buildings.

Notes

Woodward, PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture (Providence, 2003) 289.

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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.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- Growth -- Rhode Island -- Providence;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

Randall Square; mills;

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