Photographer/Creator

Marilyn Jordan Taylor

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Date

January 1990

Description

Designed by Marilyn Jordan Taylor of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLC, this is a typical SOM interior where all materials are falsified. The domed interior brings a sense of polite space to the public that finds its origins in the Pantheon and domed Renaissance spaces.

Notes

Bibliography: Woodward, Wm Mckenzie. PPS/AIAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence, RI: Providence Preservation Society, 2003, pp. 303-304. Fisher, Thomas. "Past Progressives: Providence Train Station, SOM." Hanley Wood Media, Inc., 16 Feb. 2010, www.architectmagazine.com/design/buildings/past-progressives-providence-train-station-som_o. Accessed 12 Dec. 2016. Heppner, Frank. "Railroads of Rhode Island." The History Press, 2012, pp. 186.

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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 2 Role

Designer

Building Type

Train Station

Building Style

Post-Modernism

Themes

Urban Development

Subject Headings

Railroad stations -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Providence Station (Providence, RI); Architecture, Postmodern -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Interior design -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Public spaces -- Rhode Island -- Providence

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

11 Dorrance St.

Keywords

railroad stations, interiors, Providence Station, post-modernism, domed spaces

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