Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases (former): Simpson 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:
Howe & Church

Description

A large Colonial Revival building. Built concurrently with neighboring Elizabeth Barry Hall, which is identical, though designed by a different architect. Simpson was designed by Howe & Church, 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


6 Harrington Road
Cranston, RI 02920

Coordinates: 41.744212, -71.46604

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