L'Union Saint Jean-Baptist d' Amerique

Address: 1 Social St., Woonsocket, Rhode Island. County/parish: Providence.

NRIS 100002194

Added to the National Register of Historic Places March 12, 2018.

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L'Union Saint Jean-Baptist d'Amerique (Woonsocket, Rhode Island)

The L'Union Saint Jean-Baptiste d'Amerique is a historic building at 1 Social Street in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Built in 1926, it housed a fraternal benefit society for French Canadian Roman Catholic immigrants for many years, serving a significant immigrant population in the community. The building is also a prominent example of Classical Revival architecture, designed by a French Canadian immigrant architect, Walter Fontaine. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018.

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Architects:

  • Bouvier-Brien Construction Company
  • Crowley Realty Company
  • Fontaine, Walter F.

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100002194

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