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Rhode Island State House and Foundation of Providence Station (aerial)
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Title
Rhode Island State House and Foundation of Providence Station (aerial)
Work Type
Image
Date
1982 ca.
Location
90 Smith St., Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Material
35 mm slide film
Period
Building Style: Post-Modernism. Building Type: Train Station. Themes: Urban Development.
Description
Designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White and constructed from 1895 to 1904. The building is made up of 327,000 cubic feet of white Georgia marble, 15 million bricks, and 1,309 short tons of iron floor beams. The dome of the State House is the fourth-largest self-supporting marble dome in the world. On top of the dome is a gold-covered bronze statue known as the Independent Man, originally named "Hope." In this picture, Providence Station, an answer to redirect train transportation is underway, completed in 1986.
Bibliography: Woodward, W.M. McKenzie. PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence Preservation Society, 2003. pp. 107, 303-305.
Keywords: aerial, highways, urban renewal, city planning, state house, train station: Providence Station, railroads, Capital Center
Repository
Rhode Island College Special Collections
ID Number
5119
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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