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Church of the Holy Family

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1909. 424 South Main St.

Earlier than St. Ann's ( WO1), Walter Fontaine's Church of the Holy Family is mildly Romanesque Revival, with a soaring brick tower piled on top of its triple-arched portico. The cavernous, barrel-vaulted space within again shows Fontaine's interest in color; but, in comparison with St. Ann's, is underelaborated.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


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William H. Jordy et al., "Church of the Holy Family", [Woonsocket, 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, 230-230.

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