Even in a city as architecturally rich as Providence, the “Wedding Cake House” stands out. Few who have seen the lavishly ornamented white mansion can resist its over-the-top charm. Yet for years the structure has languished without the loving restoration it needs. Now, preservationists are seeking help to protect it until the right owner can be found.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Providence Preservation Society leadership revealed Saturday they do not believe the proposed site for a new PawSox stadium is suitable for that kind of development.
By Brent Runyon
Posted Aug. 22, 2015 at 2:01 AM
The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox continue their campaign to raise interest for a ballpark in downtown Providence. They have taken civic leaders on a tour of the new AAA ballpark in Durham, N.C., and have negotiated a new financing package. But these efforts are irrelevant in light of the single site proposed by the owners. This site along the Providence River is not suitable for this development.
ProJo: Social Snaps: Cocktail party, Festival of Historic Houses raise nearly $50,000 for Providence Preservation Society
Posted Jun. 25, 2015 at 12:11 pm
Updated at 12:53 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A cocktail reception was held June 12 at the Ward-Perry House, the home of Ann F. Clark and Samuel C. Dudley, Jr., to kick off the Providence Preservation Society's 36th Festival of Historic Houses.