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Woonsocket Village


Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College


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Housing in Woonsocket Village. This affordable housing project was constructed in the 1970s as part of the new Social Flatlands. The project replaced multifamily homes that and mills that had fallen into a state of disrepair since the late 19th century.


Fortin, Marcel P. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: A Centennial History 1888-1988. (Woonsocket Centennial Committee, 1988). pp. 181


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


housing, low-income housing, urban renewal, snow, affordable housing