The WPA-built stone wall runs 1000 feet along the Blackstone River through Pawtucket, adjacent to Pawtucket City Hall and Historic Slater Mill. Both of those sites are located on Roosevelt Ave and are on the National Registry of Historic Places. The… read more
Founded as a town in 1671, Pawtucket, Rhode Island was home to the nation’s first cotton-spinning machine at Slater Mill and is called the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in America. The Oak Hill neighborhood, which borders Providence and the… read more
A large, Art Deco high school. Now known as Charles E. Shea High School. Built from 1938 to 1939, and designed by Pawtucket architect John F. O’Malley.
Storm and sanitary sewer construction projects in Pawtucket, Rhode Island were undertaken with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied loans and grants for the endeavors, which were undertaken between 1934 and 1935. PWA Docket… read more
A street improvement project in Pawtucket, Rhode Island was undertaken with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $31,000 loan and $11,463 grant for the project, whose total cost was $42,611; construction occurred between… read more