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Costello Brothers, Incorporated, Warehouse, 111 Harris Avenue, Providence, Providence County, RI



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Item Title
BWPhotos 381402

Location
111 Harris Avenue, Providence, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS RI-411
Building/structure dates: 1939 initial construction
Significance: Constructed ca. 1939, the Costello Brothers, Inc. Warehouse is significant for its associations with the development of the Provisions Warehouse District of Providence. The building housed the Costello Brothers, Inc., an important local distributor of various brands of liquor, tobacco, and confectionary products. The building is also significant as a refined example of the Art Moderne style as it was applied to industrial structures throughout the United States in the mid-twentieth century.

Subjects
Commerce
Warehouses
Industry


Related Names
Costello, Joseph E.
Costello, Bernard A.
Brewster, Robert, Photographer
Avery, Nicolas C., Historian
Olausen, Stephen, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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