Slide Title

Hay Building

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Date

Fall 11-1978

Description

Designed by James Bucklin, the Hay Block (1867) is a Second Empire commercial building composed of red brick with granite trim. On the street level are cast iron storefronts.

The Hay Block was then “married” to Stone and Carpenter’s Owen Building to form “one trapezoidal whole.”

Notes

Jordy, Buildings of Rhode Island (Oxford, 2004), 64.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hay_and_Owen_Buildings

contemporary photos:

http://www.showcase.com/property/123-135-Dyer-Street/Providence/Rhode-Island/1076497

http://www.showcase.com/property/123-135-Dyer-Street/Providence/Rhode-Island/1076497

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Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Designer

Subject Headings

Hay Building (Providence, R.I.); Historic buildings -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Second Empire (Architecture)

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

123-35 Dyer Street

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