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

Description

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 Department of Corrections. The State Hospital for Mental Diseases is now known as Eleanor Slater Hospital.

Source notes

Pages 15 & 18, Rhode Island: State-Owned Historic Properties (Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission, 1989)
PDF version available at http://www.preservation.ri.gov/survey/publications.php

Project originally submitted by John P. on February 19, 2014.

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Location Info


40 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Coordinates: 41.744953, -71.46578099999999

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