Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Harrington 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)

Started:
1935

Completed:
1936

Designer:
John F. O'Malley

Description

A large multi-purpose building, in the Colonial Revival style. Originally housed the hospital’s chapel, cafeteria, and gymnasium. Designed by John F. O’Malley of Pawtucket. Used until recently as a homeless shelter.

Source notes

Pages 15 & 19, Rhode Island: State-Owned Historic Properties (Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission, 1989) PDF version available at https://www.preservation.ri.gov/survey/publications.php Also: Page 682, The Bridgemen's Magazine (1935), once again, no month/date.

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

Location Info


30 Howard Avenue
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

Coordinates: 41.74371499999999, -71.46475

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