Providence Architecture Guide - Rhode Island

By An Trieu

October 6, 2022

Rhode Island State House

The 4th largest structural-stone dome in the world. The gilded statue, "The Independent Man", on top of the dome representing freedom and independence.

Waterplace Park

An urban park situated along the Woonasquatucket River in downtown Providence, at the original site of the Great Salt Cove. Don't miss Waterfire.

Superman Building

Industrial National Bank Building in the Art Deco style, built in 1928. It's the tallest building in Providence and Rhode Island.

List Art Building, Brown University

A 5-story reinforced concrete post-modern structure includes classrooms, lecture halls and extensive studio space.

Fleur-de-lys Studios

Known as Fleur-de-Lis Studios or Sydney Burleigh Studio. It's a historic art studio located in College Hill, downtown Providence.

Providence City Hall

Building designed in the Second Empire style back in 1875 and 1878. In 1975, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Graduate Hotel

This Retro-inspired jazz-age old school charm is Providence's landmark, formally as Providence Biltmore.

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