Russell Warren (architect)

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Russell Warren (1783 – 1860) was an American architect, best known for his Greek Revival style, and notably the design of the Weybosset Arcade, now known as the Westminster Arcade in Providence, Rhode Island.

Warren was born in Tiverton, Rhode Island. By the early nineteenth century, he operated out of Bristol, Rhode Island where he constructed numerous houses for the DeWolfs, a family of prominent slave traders. Warren built numerous buildings throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He also built several notable buildings in South Carolina, where he spent winters.[1]

Notable works[edit]

References and external links[edit]

  • Downing, Antoinette F. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. Vol. 4 of 4. New York : The Free Press, 1982.
  • Woodward, W. McKenzie. PPS/AlAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence : Providence Preservation Society, 2003.