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Title
Providence Triple Deckers
Work Type
Image
Date
1974-10-01
Location
224 Howell St., Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Material
35 mm slide film
Period
Building Type: Triple-decker.
Description
Triple deckers photographed in the Mount Hope neighborhood of Providence.  During the later nineteenth century the Mount Hope neighborhood experienced rapid growth due to industrial activity along the nearby Moshasshuck River. Street car lines introduced to the neighborhood in 1875 and 1886 accelerated residential growth. Triple deckers, a staple architectural form  in the North East, vary in price and quality, but are distinct in their method of placing three identical units one above the other, usually with a porch for each unit.
Bibliography: Woodward, William McKenzie. PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence Preservation Society, 2003. pp. 87.
Keywords: neighborhoods, urban sprawl, Providence, Rhode Island,
Repository
Rhode Island College Special Collections
ID Number
5429
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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