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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1878/11/14 Samuel J F Thayer Architect Providence City Hall is inaugurated. The cornerstone was laid on 24 June 1875.
1902/08/23 Theodore Roosevelt US President President Teddy Roosevelt gives his "Trust" speech from steps of Providence City Hall toward a crowd assembled on Kennedy Plaza.
1960/11/07 John F Kennedy Politician Democrat candidate for US President, John F Kennedy speaks from the steps of Providence City Hall toward a crowd assembled on Kennedy Plaza. JFK Presidential Election

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Particulars for Providence City Hall:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Building Attribute Atrium
Sight Category Building
Historic Use City Hall
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Second Empire



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 23rd January 1975

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Providence City Hall
Registry Address: Dorrance and Washington Sts.
Registry Number: 75000001
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Local
Architect: Thayer,Samuel F.J.
Architectural Style: Second empire
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1875, 1878
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-Function: City Hall
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-Function: City Hall

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