Journal seeks to demolish historic warehouse

THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL will ask Monday for permission to demolish the Brownell & Field Co. on Harris Avenue in Providence. The Providence Preservation Society is opposing the request.  /
THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL will ask Monday for permission to demolish the Brownell & Field Co. on Harris Avenue in Providence. The Providence Preservation Society is opposing the request. /
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Journal is seeking permission to demolish an early 20th-century warehouse at 119 Harris Ave. in Providence. Built by wholesale grocer Brownell & Field Co. in 1907, the three-story, brick building spent decades as a warehouse and later became a coffee roasting plant after Brownell & Field became Autocrat. (Autocrat later moved…

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