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Italianate Houses on Benefit Street

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This cluster of Italianate houses illustrates some of the style's range locally and immediately demonstrates that the Benefit Street area offers more than late-eighteenth-century and Federal houses such as the modest Staples House (1825) at number 24, which boasts a fine vernacular version of a Federal entrance characteristic of Providence.

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Author: 
William H. Jordy et al.

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