Bernon Worsted Mill

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Bernon Worsted Mill
Bernon Worsted Mill, Woonsocket RI.jpg
Bernon Worsted Mill
Bernon Worsted Mill is located in Rhode Island
Bernon Worsted Mill
Location Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°59′38″N 71°30′50″W / 41.99389°N 71.51389°W / 41.99389; -71.51389Coordinates: 41°59′38″N 71°30′50″W / 41.99389°N 71.51389°W / 41.99389; -71.51389
Area 4.37 acres (1.77 ha)
Built 1919
Architectural style No Style Listed
NRHP Reference # 05000585[1]
Added to NRHP June 10, 2005

The Bernon Worsted Mill is an historic textile mill at 828 Park Avenue in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. It is a brick building, two stories tall, about 280 feet (85 m) in length. It was built in 1919 by Charles Augustus Proulx, and was operated as a producer of specialty custom worsted wool yarns, in what was then a sparsely populated part of the city. The presence of the mill stimulated the growth of the mill village of Bernon. The building saw somewhat regular use in the manufacture of textiles until 2004.[2]

The mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1] It was renovated into condominiums in 2005 known as the "Red Mill Lofts."

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  1. ^ a b Staff (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Bernon Worsted Mill" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-08-05.