Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Louis Pasteur 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)

Started:
1938

Completed:
1938

Designer:
Edward O. Ekman

Description

This is one of the largest buildings on the hospital campus. It stands three and four stories tall, gable-roofed, with a substantial clock tower. Like most of the area’s buildings, it is in the Colonial Revival style. The architect was Edward O. Ekman, of Providence.

Source notes

Pages 15 & 20, 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


25 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Coordinates: 41.744017, -71.46333

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