Wanskuck Branch--Providence Public Library (NRIS 98000217)
233 Veazie St.,
Rhode Island. County/parish: Providence.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 05, 1998.
Part of Branch Buildings of Providence Public Library MPS
- Wanskuck Library-Providence Community Library
- The Wanskuck Library—Providence Community Library is an historic branch library building at 233 Veazie Street in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a single-story brick and stone structure, built in 1928, replacing an earlier library building which had originally housed a library established by the Wanskuck Mill Company for its employees. The building was designed by Clarke & Howe, and is an excellent local example of Colonial Revival design, with a tetrastyle entrance portico. It was the first of ten libraries built based on Howe designs.The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. (read more...)
Balchin Construction Co.
Howe, Wallis E.
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/98000217