St. Ann's Church Complex (Woonsocket, Rhode Island)

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St. Ann's Church Complex
St. Ann's Church, Woonsocket RI.jpg
St. Ann's Church
St. Ann's Church Complex (Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is located in Rhode Island
St. Ann's Church Complex (Woonsocket, Rhode Island)
St. Ann's Church Complex (Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is located in the US
St. Ann's Church Complex (Woonsocket, Rhode Island)
Location Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Coordinates 42°0′27″N 71°30′8″W / 42.00750°N 71.50222°W / 42.00750; -71.50222Coordinates: 42°0′27″N 71°30′8″W / 42.00750°N 71.50222°W / 42.00750; -71.50222
Built 1913
Architect Walter F. Fontaine
Architectural style Renaissance
MPS Woonsocket MRA
NRHP Reference # 82000006
Added to NRHP November 24, 1982

St. Ann's Church Complex is now a historic cultural center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on Cumberland Street. It was formerly a Roman Catholic church within the Diocese of Providence.

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The Renaissance style church was built in 1913 by Walter F. Fontaine to serve Woonsocket's French-Canadian community. The complex originally encompassed a church, school, convent, parish house and a gymnasium that doubled as a theater.

The church closed in October 2000 and later reopened as the St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center.[1] The St. Ann's complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sites on the National Register of Historic Places". Woonsocket.org. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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