Updated March 27 at 10:58pm
Keyword: Providence Preservation Society
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The John E. Fogarty Building. 1968-2017. A procession of kazoo-playing mourners gathered in front of the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday to honor not a person – but the John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, which is being demolished to make way for a hotel. more
Any 150-year-old building still standing is bound to have a storied history, and the Kendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi House, locally known as the "Wedding Cake House" in Providence, is no exception. The Italianate-style mansion at 514 Broadway … more
A prominent building in Wayland Square is undergoing a final phase of redevelopment. The 1940s-era office building, at 229 Waterman St., is being converted to five levels of mixed-use occupancy. more
The state-owned Cranston Street Armory will open its doors Friday morning for a walk-through that admirers hope will signal the beginning of its redevelopment. more
Eleven properties made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2017 Most Endangered Properties List, including the Industrial Trust Building, better known as the “Superman” building for its resemblance to the structure on the old television show. more
Richard Godfrey, the longtime former executive director of Rhode Island Housing, has received a Preservation Award for Community Involvement from the Providence Preservation Society. more
Kathy Vaillancourt is a licensed broker in Massachusetts and Rhode Island who works with Armory Properties, a boutique real estate agency that specializes in historical properties. more
Marena Wisniewski is the preservation and public engagement officer at Providence Preservation Society. In addition to advocating for the rehabilitation and reuse of historic properties across the city, she works with the public on matters of historic preservation, planning and community involvement. more
One of the city’s oldest public elementary schools is slowly being transformed into 10 modern apartments. more
It took only “minutes” for the latest “Superman” building tours to be reserved, according to a spokesman for the building’s owner. more
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