Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Administration Building – Cranston RI

A two-story, Colonial Revival building, with a prominent cupola and portico. A PWA structure, it was designed by Providence architect Edwin E. Cull. Built to house administration offices and a medical library, it is now occupied by the Rhode Island… read more

Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Elizabeth Barry Hall – Cranston RI

A large, three-story Colonial Revival building. It was designed by architect John F. Hogan, of Providence. It was built concurrently with neighboring Simpson Hall, which is nearly identical, though by different architects. Barry Hall was named for a former superintendent… read more

Rhode Island State Sanatorium, Nurses’ Home – Burrillville RI

A long, low, Classical Revival building, originally built to houses the nurses employed by the Sanatorium. Architecturally, it is defined by the slightly projecting central pavilion ornamented with pilasters and a pediment. Like the Sanatorium’s main building, Wallum Lake House,… read more