Pawtucket City Hall

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Pawtucket City Hall
Pawtucket City Hall RI.jpg
Pawtucket City Hall in 2013 from the parking lot across the street
Pawtucket City Hall is located in Rhode Island
Pawtucket City Hall
Pawtucket City Hall is located in the United States
Pawtucket City Hall
LocationPawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
Coordinates41°52′45″N 71°22′57″W / 41.87917°N 71.38250°W / 41.87917; -71.38250Coordinates: 41°52′45″N 71°22′57″W / 41.87917°N 71.38250°W / 41.87917; -71.38250
Built1933
ArchitectO'Malley, John F.
Architectural styleArt Deco
MPSPawtucket MRA
NRHP reference #83003838[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1983
City Hall main entrance in 2007

Pawtucket City Hall is located at 137 Roosevelt Avenue, just outside the central business district of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The Art Deco-style building was designed by Providence architect John O'Malley and was built in 1933. It has a large rectangular main block, fifteen bays wide, whose central, three-bay portion projects slightly. Above this section, rises a tower 209 feet (64 m) in height. The main block, which houses the Pawtucket City Hall offices, is four stories high, and it is flanked on either side by squat projecting wings that are three stories high. The left wing houses the central fire station, while the right wing houses the police department headquarters.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983,[1] and it was briefly featured in the movie Outside Providence.

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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. ^ "Historic Resources of Pawtucket" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. pp. 142–145). Retrieved 2014-11-18.