Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Summer 6-1972

Description

The former Roger Williams Homes public housing project was mostly demolished in the 1980’s after decades of neglect. This particular section was redeveloped in the early 2000’s as the William B. Cooley Health and Science Technology High School.

Notes

http://www.providenceschools.org/media/68026/hs%20cooley.pdf

http://www.spoke.com/info/p7MxAYz/RichardSinapi

Rights

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

Building Type

Apartment building

Subject Headings

Housing -- Slums -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Housing -- Low-income Housing -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Urban poor;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

71 Rugby St.

Keywords

housing, public; inner cities; low-income housing; slums;

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