Monthly Archives: June 2012

Demolished! Summer 2012

As this blog has grown, the likelihood of some of these sites being demolished has increased due simply to the larger number of beings being featured. Sometimes I receive emails with updates about buildings that are no longer there or … Continue reading

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Former First Bank & Trust Company Building, Providence, RI

  This bank is located at 180 Washington Street in downtown Providence. It was constructed in 1970 and evokes a fuller 1970s, even 80s, aesthetic with its dark brick, tinted windows and squat, bunkerlike structure instead of many 1960s banks, … Continue reading

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Christ Church and United Church on the Green Parish Houses, New Haven, CT

These two parish houses in New Haven are constructed in similar mid-century styles and both have keystones noting 1961 as the year of construction. The first one is the parish house and rectory of Christ Church on Broadway. There seem … Continue reading

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St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Annex, Raritan, NJ

This annex to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church was built in 1961 to extend the church facilities and the Sunday School. The main church was constructed in 1924-25. Both are situated on West Somerset Street in Raritan.

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Temple Emanuel, Kingston, NY

Temple Emanuel sits on a narrow lot amongst Victorian-era homes at 243 Albany Avenue in Kingston. It was constructed in 1957-58. According to the church the architect was named Arthur Silver, who was based on Long Island. Silver also did … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s School, Kingston, NY

This is a simple mid-century brick school building with metal trim and nice lettering. It is now called the Msgr. James Keating Building. It was constructed from 1962-1963 and designed by regional architect Albert E. Milliken, who also designed a … Continue reading

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First Evangelical Free Church, Bay Ridge, NYC

This church is located at 6501 Sixth Avenue in Brooklyn, wedged between the busy Gowanus Expressway and a somewhat disused Lief Ericson Park, that runs roughly from Second Avenue to Fort Hamilton Parkway between 66th and 67th Streets. An unusual … Continue reading

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