University of Rhode Island: Eleanor Roosevelt Hall – Kingston RI

Description

A large building, built as a women’s dormitory. This was the first major building on campus built of a material that wasn’t Westerly Granite, in this case brick. This Federal Revival dormitory was designed by Providence architect Albert Harkness, who would go on to be one of Rhode Island’s first modernist architect. The building was named for and dedicated by Eleanor Roosevelt. It is one of the three buildings constructed by the PWA on campus.

Source notes

Page 39, Rhode Island: State-Owned Historic Properties.  Published in 1989 by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission.

Project originally submitted by John P. on February 15, 2014.

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Location Info


90 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881

Coordinates: 41.486562, -71.529704

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