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Waterplace Park


William Warner


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March 1995


The relocation of Providence’s rivers was central to the Providence Renaissance. Here we see the Gazebo that is regularly used as a greeting station and sound center for Barnaby Evans’s Waterfire intstallation. Exchange St. Bridge is in the background. The Westin Hotel Tower is on the far left.


Bibliography: Leazes, Francis J. and Mark T. Motte, Providence, the Renaissance City. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004, pp. 125-132.


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


Capital Center, downtown, city planning, river relocation, Waterplace Park, Woonasquatucket River