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Title
The Blackstone Block
Work Type
Image
Date
1978-11-01
Location
27 Weybosset St, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Material
35 mm slide film
Period
Building Style: Renaissance Revival. Building Type: Office building. Themes: Urban Development.
Description
The Blackstone Block resided between the Providence National Bank and the Turk's Head Building. It was a work of the architect James C. Bucklin, whose other works include the Providence Arcade and the Monohassett Mill. A four-story office building constructed in 1861, the building signified a Renaissance Revival style, with its rusticated window caps and simple cornice molding. The building was demolished in 1979 and prior to its demolition, it had become the home of a Columbus National Bank, whose residence in the Blackstone Block barely extended to a decade.
Bibliography: Chase, David. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Custom House Historic District." United States Department of the Interior National Park Service, 1975.
Keywords: demolition, downtown, banks, office space, historic buildings, Providence downtown
Repository
Rhode Island College Special Collections
ID Number
5030
Source
Digital Initiatives at Rhode Island College
Rights
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ ). For more information contact Digital Initiatives at James P. Adams Library, (401) 456-8380, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI, 02903, digitalcommons@ric.edu.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ ). For more information contact Digital Initiatives at James P. Adams Library, (401) 456-8380, Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI, 02903, digitalcommons@ric.edu.
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