Local Historic District Study Area
National Register of Historic Places, and two National Historic Landmarks.In 2013 and 2014, historian Kathy Cavanaugh conducted an architectural survey of the Providence neighborhood between Hope, Angell, Governor, and Power Streets as part of an ongoing effort to determine whether this area may be suitable for Local Historic District Designation. With Cooke Street running through the center of the neighborhood, this twelve block area includes a diversity of architectural styles not seen elsewhere in the State of Rhode Island – showcasing highly intact examples of Federal, Victorian, Colonial Revival-style homes. The study area includes three districts on the
In September 2016, the Providence City Plan Commission affirmed the significance of the area as a possible Local Historic District. Because of the similarity of the area to the rest of College Hill, the area is being considered as an extension of the College Hill Local Historic District.
Three neighborhood informational meetings are being held in the area in October and November:
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
296 Angell St, Providence, RI 02906
6pm – 7pm
Sunday, November 6, 2016
199 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
4pm – 5pm
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Rhode Island Historical Society
110 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI 02906
6pm – 7pm
Below is an infographic with some quick facts.
Watch the video about the study area below: