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Brown University, Robinson Hall, Waterman & Prospect Streets, Providence, Providence County, RI

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Brown University, Robinson Hall, Waterman & Prospect Streets, Providence, Providence County, RI

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Significance: This large brick building, built in 1878 and originally used as a library, is one of the few large examples of post-Civil War "Victorian Gothic" in Providence.
Survey number: HABS RI-185
Building/structure dates: 1878 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000003

Brown University is a private, Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1764 it is the seventh-oldest college in the United States and one of the nine Colonial Colleges established before the American Revolution.

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1933 - 1970
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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Walker & Gould
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Library of Congress
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