Photographer/Creator

Chester Smolski

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Date

6-1-1970

Description

In the early 1960s this section of Westminster street was closed to vehicular traffic and became a pedestrian mall. Pictured here in 1970, a game of Frisbee takes place while shoppers traverse closer to the buildings. In 1986 the street was opened once again to vehicular traffic.

Notes

Woodward, Wm McKenzie and Sanderson, Edward F. Providence: A Citywide Survey of Historic Resources. Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Providence, 1986. 203. Print.

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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.

Building Type

Mall

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

Westminster St

Keywords

streetscape, street scene, malls, commercial streets, pedestrian traffic

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