Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College


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Named for Congressman Fernand J St. Germain, the elderly high rise was one of two new high rise structures to be built during the 1970s in Woonsocket. It was part of a greater city revitalization that developed the Social Flatlands into the new downtown.


Fortin, Marcel P. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: A Centennial History 1888-1988. (Woonsocket Centennial Committee, 1988). pp. 200


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


elderly housing, housing, urban renewal, social flatlands, woonsocket