St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (Providence, Rhode Island)

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St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
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St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (Providence, Rhode Island) is located in Rhode Island
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (Providence, Rhode Island)
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°49′17″N 71°23′50″W / 41.82139°N 71.39722°W / 41.82139; -71.39722Coordinates: 41°49′17″N 71°23′50″W / 41.82139°N 71.39722°W / 41.82139; -71.39722
Built 1851
Architect Patrick C. Keely
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74000004 [1]
Added to NRHP July 15, 1974

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church is an historic church at 86 Hope Street in Providence, Rhode Island within the Diocese of Providence.

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St. Joseph's was designed by the noted Irish-born architect, Patrick C. Keely and built in 1851-53. It is a large rectangular structure with a steeply pitched gable roof, and a square tower protruding from the front facade. It is faced in ashlar stone with brownstone trim. The sides are supported in part by buttresses. The building is the oldest Roman Catholic Church building in the state.[2]

The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-28. 

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