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

City:
Cranston, RI

Site Type:
Education and Health, Civic Facilities, Hospitals and Clinics

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Public Works Administration (PWA)

Completed:
1936

Designer:
John F. Hogan

Description

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 of nurses.

Source notes

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

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

Location Info


14 Harrington Road
Cranston, RI 02920

Coordinates: 41.74504599999999, -71.46682

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