Marilyn Jordan Taylor


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January 1990


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.


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, Accessed 12 Dec. 2016. Heppner, Frank. "Railroads of Rhode Island." The History Press, 2012, pp. 186.


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Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, MSS-0041, Special Collections, James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College.


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