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Provisions Warehouse Historic District, Kinsley & Harris Avenues, Providence, Providence County, RI



B&W Photos

HB1033649
BWPhotos 381418

HB1033650
BWPhotos 381419

HB1033651
BWPhotos 381420

HB1033652
BWPhotos 381421

HB1033653
BWPhotos 381422

HB1033654
BWPhotos 381423

HB1033655
BWPhotos 381424

HB1033656
BWPhotos 381425

HB1033657
BWPhotos 381426

HB1033658
BWPhotos 381427

HB1033659
BWPhotos 381428


Item Title
BWPhotos 381428

Location
Kinsley & Harris Avenues, Providence, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Food Industry
Commerce
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Stone, Carpenter, & Wilson
DiSaia, Oresto
Jenks & Ballou
Leach, George
Brewster, Robert, Photographer
Avery, Nicolas C., Historian
Olausen, Stephen, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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