Ontario Apartments

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Ontario Apartments
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Ontario Apartments is located in Rhode Island
Ontario Apartments
Ontario Apartments is located in the US
Ontario Apartments
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°48′0″N 71°25′11″W / 41.80000°N 71.41972°W / 41.80000; -71.41972Coordinates: 41°48′0″N 71°25′11″W / 41.80000°N 71.41972°W / 41.80000; -71.41972
Built 1925, 1927
Architect Page & Page; Soren, Harry
Architectural style Mission/Spanish Revival
NRHP Reference # 98000214[1]
Added to NRHP March 5, 1998
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The Ontario Apartments are an historic apartment complex located at 25-31 and 37-41 Ontario Street in Providence, Rhode Island. The apartments were designed by Page & Page, and built in 1925 and 1927 by Harry Soren in a Mission/Spanish Revival style. The apartments consist of two three-story, flat-roofed, wood-framed buildings. The building at 25-31 Ontario Street was built in 1925, and forms a U-shape. 37-41 Ontario Street is to the west, is identical in detail but configured differently.[2]

These buildings are "well-preserved examples of early twentieth-century apartment buildings and are typical of ... apartment buildings in middle-class neighborhoods during the 1910s and 1920s." They were designed to appeal to wealthier tenants who did not want to care for single-family dwellings.[2] They were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Safdie, 1997

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