R.I.’s Gilbane reaches 150-year milestone

UNFINISHED: A Gilbane Inc. worker inspects a beam at the East Providence High School construction project the company has undertaken. At four stories and 300,000 square feet in size, the $190 million building is the largest K-12 project in state history. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
UNFINISHED: A Gilbane Inc. worker inspects a beam at the East Providence High School construction project the company has undertaken. At four stories and 300,000 square feet in size, the $190 million building is the largest K-12 project in state history. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
It started with two brothers, both carpenters, who got their business off the ground by building window and door frames on Providence’s East Side. Through economic depressions, world wars, even two deadly pandemics – one in 1918 and another now – that two-man startup has grown into a multibillion-dollar company with 3,000 employees that ranks…

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