Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex

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Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex
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Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill
Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex is located in Rhode Island
Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex
Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex is located in the US
Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex
Location 25 and 39 Manton Ave., Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°49′5″N 71°26′39″W / 41.81806°N 71.44417°W / 41.81806; -71.44417Coordinates: 41°49′5″N 71°26′39″W / 41.81806°N 71.44417°W / 41.81806; -71.44417
Area 4.4 acres (1.8 ha)
Built 1898
Architect Leach, George; Maguire and Penniman
Architectural style 19th-20th century industrial
NRHP Reference # 07000265[1]
Added to NRHP April 04, 2007

The Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex (M&F Worsted; Artcraft Braid; Cathedral Art Metal Co.) is a historic mill at 25 and 39 Manton Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island. It consists of a grouping of eleven industrial buildings on 4.4 acres (1.8 ha) in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, on the banks of the Woonasquatucket River. The buildings were built between 1898 and about 1939. Building 1, the oldest building, began in 1898 as a two-story rectangular brick structure with a three-story tower and a monitor roof, but was expanded over the years, obscuring both the tower and the monitor. The complex was begun by the Earnscliff Woolen Company, which failed in 1909. The Paragon Worsted Company purchased the property, and operated on the premises until 1960, when the company closed the mill.[2]

The mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Earnscliffe Woolen-Paragon Worsted Company Mill Complex" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-12.