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Roger Williams University

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1967, Kent, Cruise and Associates. Ferry Rd.
  • Roger Williams University (John M. Miller)

Founded in 1948 and established as Roger Williams Junior College in 1956, the institution acquired this imposing 63-acre site in 1965, just to the north of Mount Hope Bridge. Exploiting its waterfront site, architects Kent, Cruise and Associates designed a campus of geometric severity, working with simple cubic volumes of stuccoed rubble. In a freer style is the School of Architecture, Art, and Historic Preservation (1985) by Kite, Palmer Associates (Providence).

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


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William H. Jordy et al., "Roger Williams University", [Bristol, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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