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

Description

Now known as the Pinel Building, this building was built as a dormitory. It was designed by William R. Walker & Son, a Providence firm known for public buildings. It is built in the Colonial Revival style.

Source notes

Pages 15 & 19, Rhode Island: State-Owned Historic Properties (Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission, 1989)
PDF version available at http://www.preservation.ri.gov/survey/publications.php
Page 682, The Bridgemen's Magazine (1935)

Project originally submitted by John P. on February 18, 2014.

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Location Info


16 Wilma Schesler Lane
Cranston, RI 02920

Coordinates: 41.739260, -71.466522

One comment on “Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Building for Disturbed Men – Cranston RI

  1. Allen Leonard

    Hello I’m looking for records of my grandfather Eugene Joseph Leonard. He was a patient there for quite a long time. I’m not sure of the dates but it was from the mid to late 30s and he was there until his death.

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