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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Providence skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Providence architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Providence are included on this list. Information about these Providence buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Providence and older historic landmarks.

List features buildings like Moses Brown School, Lapham Institute and more!

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Providence?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Providence. Famous architectural houses within the city of Providence are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
50 Kennedy Plaza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Providence Buildings & Structures
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50 Kennedy Plaza


50 Kennedy Plaza is a Postmodern skyscraper in Providence, Rhode Island. At a height of 285 ft, it is currently the sixth-tallest building in the city and state. The building is named for Kennedy Plaza. Built by Gilbane Building Company, notable occupants with headquarters in the building include ...more

City/Town: Rhode Island, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1985


All Saints Memorial Church is an historic Episcopal church at 674 Westminster Street in Providence, Rhode Island. The current church building, a large brownstone structure with a flat-topped tower, was designed by architect Edward Tuckerman Potter in a Gothic, Tudor Revival style, and built from ...more

City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1869

Style: Tudor Revival architecture, Gothic architecture

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American Street School


The America Street School was an historic school at 22 America Street in Providence, Rhode Island. The school was a two-story brick structure, built in 1905 to a design by Frederick H. Field. It housed ten classrooms, and was one of four similarly-sized schools built by the city between 1887 and ...more

City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1905

Arnold-Palmer House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Providence Buildings & Structures
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Arnold-Palmer House


The Arnold-Palmer House is an historic house at 33 Chestnut Street in Providence, Rhode Island. The Federal style house built in 1826 at a location on upper Westminster Street, where it was one of four nearly identical houses whose design was attributed to prominent local architect John Holden ...more

City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1826

Style: Federal architecture