• Buildings

List of Famous Providence Buildings & Structures

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.
  • 5

    Aylesworth Apartments

    The Aylesworth Apartments are an historic apartment building at 188-194 Broad Street in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a 2-1/2 story structure, built in brick on the first floor, and with its upper floors finished in slate. It has a busy roofline, typical of the Queen Anne style popular when it was built in 1888-89. Its main entry is recessed under a large round archway which also has a small second-story porch under it. The building originally housed four apartments, but was altered in 1978 to house professional offices. It is the oldest known building built as an apartment house in the city. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.  ...more
    • City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1888
    • Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia)
  • 6

    Bank of America Building

    111 Westminster Street is the tallest building in the city of Providence, Rhode Island, and the 28th tallest in New England. Standing at 428 feet with 26 floors, the building occupies a footprint on the eastern periphery of Kennedy Plaza.  ...more
    • City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1928
  • 7

    Beaman and Smith Company Mill

    The Beaman and Smith Company Mill is an historic factory complex at 20 Gordon Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island. It consists of two masonry buildings at the junction of Gordon and Saratoga Streets in south Providence. The older of the two buildings is a one-to-two story brick structure, built in 1898 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company. It has a steel frame, and is about 250 feet long. The second building is an early example of concrete slab construction, built in 1917. It is four stories in height, and is attached to the older building's south face. It originally had a brick surface, but much of this was stuccoed. The brick building presents four bays to Gordon Street, while the concrete  ...more
    • City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1898
  • 8

    Bell Street Chapel

    Bell Street Chapel is an historic Unitarian Universalist chapel church located at 5 Bell Street in Providence, Rhode Island. This is just off Broadway in the part of the city referred to as "Federal Hill." The church is a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association.  ...more
    • City/Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1875