Lifespan razing former Ward Baking building, site to be redeveloped

THE FORMER VICTORY PLATING and Ward Baking Co. administration building at Victory Place in Providence is being razed. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD
PROVIDENCE – The last building of the former Ward Baking Co. in the Jewelry District, which survived the installation of two interstate highways, is being torn down. Preservationists had fought for years to save the diamond-shaped, two-story structure with art-deco design. Owner Lifespan Corp., which acquired the property six years ago, obtained a demolition permit…

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