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Providence Preservation Society seeks nominations for 2016 endangered properties list

In Buildings by Greater City Providence1 Comment

The Providence Preservation Society announces that the nomination period for its annual Most Endangered Properties List is now open. For over 20 years, PPS has assembled the MEP list to highlight historic assets – properties that contribute to the life and character of the city but are endangered by threats such as neglect, deterioration, demolition, development, insufficient funds, and adverse public policy.

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Mycophagia Photo © provbenson2009

First sign of demo; the site fence

In Downcity, Parking by Jef Nickerson17 Comments

Often the first sign of demolition is the site fence around a property. Here we see the site fence set up around the Outlet Garage on Friendship Street Downcity. The Outlet Garage was featured on this year’s Providence Preservation Society list of Ten Most Endangered Properties. Here’s what PPS has to say about the property: In 1963, Providence’s Outlet Company …

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PPS 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties

In Buildings by Jef Nickerson25 Comments

Today, The Providence Preservation Society released their, 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties List. Let’s take a look: 1. Admiral Ezek Hopkins Homestead 97 Admiral Street, Wanskuck Photo Google Street View 2. Arcade 65 Weybosset Street, Downcity Photo Jef Nickerson