South Street Station

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Not to be confused with South Street (MBTA station).
South Street Station
Dynamo Providence.jpg
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Built 1912
Architect Jenks & Ballou
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

06000553

[1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 2006

South Street Station (also known as The Narragansett Electric Company Power Station or Narragansett Electric Lighting Company Power Station) is an historic electrical station in Providence, Rhode Island at 360 Eddy Street.

The coal burning station was built in 1912 in a Classical Revival style by Jenks and Ballou. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.

Narragansett Electric Company is a subsidiary of National Grid USA. The Rhode Island Historical Society was planning to build a "Heritage Harbor Museum" within the building. Construction ceased and the project was canceled in 2009 due to lack of financing.

In 2013 Brown University along with the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College announced that the vacant South Street Power Station would be a redeveloped with student housing, retail, a URI/RIC nursing school, administrative offices, a new parking structure, and additions to the adjacent riverwalk. The project is slated to also include student housing built on a parking lot along Point Street.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

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