Dominic Hall (Providence College)

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William L. Bailey House
Photocopy of photograph (Source unknown, Date unknown) Laurence E. Tilley, Photographer, 1958 EXTERIOR, GENERAL VIEW - Providence College, William M. Bailey House, Eaton Street, HABS RI,4-PROV,169-1.tif
Dominic Hall (Providence College) is located in Rhode Island
Dominic Hall (Providence College)
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°50′31″N 71°26′7″W / 41.84194°N 71.43528°W / 41.84194; -71.43528Coordinates: 41°50′31″N 71°26′7″W / 41.84194°N 71.43528°W / 41.84194; -71.43528
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Italian Villa
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73000064 [1]
Added to NRHP March 7, 1973

Dominic Hall, also known as St. Dominic House and the William L. Bailey House, is a historic house on the Providence College campus in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a 2-1/2 story stone-faced structure with timber framing, and a prominent octagonal four-story tower at its southeastern corner. The house was built in the 1850s by William Bailey, who had a 23-acre (9.3 ha) estate. In the early 20th century the estate was acquired by the local Dominican Order, which used it as a convent and girls' school. The property was then absorbed by Providence College (also a Dominican project).[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1] It presently serves as the official resident of the college president.

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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 William L. Bailey House" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-08.