Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Hazard Building – 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:
Barker & Turoff

Description

A long Colonial Revival building, built to house a hospital. It was designed by the firm of Barker & Turoff, of Providence. It is located directly west of the Reception Hospital, the institution’s first building.

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

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

Location Info


74 West Road
Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

Coordinates: 41.7447269, -71.45993

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