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MEP First Timer — The Purifier House

New to the Providence Preservation Society’s Most Endangered Properties List this year is the Providence Gas Purifier House. Most recently, the first floor of this imposing brick pile on Allens Avenue housed Sin Desserts (since relocated to Westminster Street). Built in 1899, the Purifier House originally served the process of coal burning gas production for […]

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Broad Street Synagogue Walking Tour

[Update: Tour has been postponed to Thursday, October 18. Thank you, commenter.] In 2019, as a part of their Sites and Stories Explored Through Scholarship, Art and Community Engagement project, the Providence Preservation Society (PPS) will unveil five original artistic works that explore hidden and layered narratives of several endangered historic sites in Providence. We

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PPS 2017 Most Endangered Properties List

How is this possible? New to the Providence Preservation Society’s Most Endangered Properties List is the Welcome Arnold House on Planet Street off Benefit. The PPS site has several views of the house. Given its location, it’s incredible that this wasn’t scooped up and restored years ago. The Welcome Arnold House was built in 1785

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