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"Making a Campus on College Hill in the 1950s"

Tuesday, 03/01/2016 – 5:30 PM

Tuesday, March 1: “Making a Campus on College Hill in the 1950s: Sacrificing an Historic Neighborhood to Build a Better College” Rob Emlen, University Curator and Senior Lecturer in American Studies, at Brown University.

How and why did Brown decide to demolish entire blocks in 1950 to build a residential quadrangle and then again in 1956? Learn how the founding of PPS was a direct result of these developments.

Presented by Providence Preservation Society and Preserve Rhode Island

5:30 pm reception, 6:00 pm presentation

Free for PPS and PRI Members, $10 for non-members

Advance registration is required

The March 1 lecture has registered in FULL. Email us at to be included on the waitlist.

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