RISD receives $4M anonymous gift to help renovate Metcalf Building

THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL of Design has received a $4 million anonymous gift to help renovate the Jesse Metcalf Building. / COURTESY JO SITTENFELD
THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL of Design has received a $4 million anonymous gift to help renovate the Jesse Metcalf Building. / COURTESY JO SITTENFELD
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design announced Monday that it has received a $4 million anonymous donation to help revitalize the century-old Jesse Metcalf Building at 7-14 North Main St. The structure, first built in 1914 and was a textile factory, houses about a third of RISD’s academic departments, the arts college said.…

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  1. They should change those awful windows. What the heck are they trying to hide in that building to justify the terrible windows. It is a shame that an art school presents such an abomination of a building in a historic district of Providence.