Slide Title

Providence Port

Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Summer 6-1976

Description

Aerial view showing Providence Port circa 1976. Allens Ave. runs diagnolly across the picture plane, and Interstate 95 enters the frame on the right, curves around the city and continues north to the horizon. To the east (frame right) the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier, just a decade old at the time, is visible, parallel to the Point St Bridge and Interstate 195, which was later relocated in 2008 to just south of the Hurricane Barrier.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstate_195_(Rhode_Island-Massachusetts)

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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

Urban development-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Aerial photography in city planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; City planning-- Rhode Island-- Providence; Land use, Urban-- Rhode Island-- Providence

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

aerial; Providence;

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