Provisions Warehouse Historic District, Kinsley & Harris Avenues, Providence, Providence County, RI
Kinsley & Harris Avenues, Providence, RI
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS RI-408
Building/structure dates: 1894 initial construction
Significance: The Provisions Warehouse Historic District is significant for its associations with the history of the Providence food provisions industry and for its related technology and industrial machinery. The utilitarian designs of the buildings reflect national trends in industrial building construction during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The work of several noted local architects and engineers, including Stone, Carpenter, & Willson, architects, Oresto DiSaia, architect, Jenks & Ballou, engineers, and George Leach, engineers, is represented by buildings in the district.
Stone, Carpenter, & Wilson
Jenks & Ballou
Brewster, Robert, Photographer
Avery, Nicolas C., Historian
Olausen, Stephen, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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