Tue
24

"A History of North Benefit Street" Lecture by Mack Woodward

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Cost: Free

Barker Playhouse
400 Benefit Street
Providence

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Tue, 2016-05-24 18:00 - 19:00

Historic Benefit Street. Photo: Warren Jagger

Join the Providence Preservations Society for a lecture by architectural historian Mack Woodward and get to know our festival route as he speaks on the historic development and architecture of Benefit Street, one of Providence's most-storied thoroughfares!


Mr. Woodward will discuss some of the area's earliest major developments of this street, created "for the Benefit of all", as well as the decline and subsequent preservationist-led revival in the twentieth century.