Providence, Rhode Island

By | January 31, 2016

Providence is in Providence County, Rhode Island.

City of Providence, Rhode Island

The Arcade Providence
65 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 454-4568

Built in the Greek Revival style in 1828, the Arcade is the United States’ oldest indoor shopping mall. After a $7 million renovation by the Northeast Collaborative Architects, the ground level contains 17 micro-shops and the upper two levels contain 48 low-cost micro-apartments. The micro-apartments are furnished and range in size from 225 to 450 square feet. The Arcade was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. The Providence Preservation Society placed it on its list of the city’s 10 most endangered properties.

Gragert, Anna. “America’s Oldest Mall Now Contains 48 Charming Low-Cost Micro-Apartments”. My Modern Met. January 23, 2016. Accessed January 31, 2016.

Micro Lofts at the Arcade Providence”. Northeast Collaborative Architects. February 2013. Accessed January 31, 2016.

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