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Sayles New Village

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1882. 3–18 Lockridge St.

Sayles New Village is the only extant example of company-built housing in Pawtucket, where private investors provided rental quarters for workers. When the Sayles Corporation purchased the nearby Lorraine Mill (1868, 1881, 1919) in 1881 from a worsted manufacturer and converted it to cotton, this housing was also provided. Exterior changes through time notwithstanding, the basic configuration of these one-and-one-half-story duplexes is clear, and most retain, at either end, their shelter-ing door hoods supported on ornamental brackets.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


What's Nearby


William H. Jordy et al., "Sayles New Village", [Pawtucket, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 140-140.

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