I was just looking through my photos from our recent trip to Rhode Island, and I came across this quick shot of a building in Providence’s College Hill neighborhood. It’s the historic Fleur-de-Lys Studios at 7 Thomas Street, a Tudor Revival building designed by architects Edmund Willson and Synney Burleigh in 1885. It’s still home to the Providence Art Club, and you can read more about it on the Brown University website.
I liked its relief panels, including this image of a lily, painted in bold red and yellow.
Image: photo by Tinsel Creation.
After our recent visit to Newport, Rhode Island, my husband and I spent a couple of days in nearby Providence. Providence is a very different place from Newport, but it’s just as interesting in its own way.
We walked everywhere, starting downtown where the Woonasquatucket River is crossed by multiple bridges and lined with a pedestrian walkway.
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My husband and I just spent a long weekend in Rhode Island. It was our first “real” vacation in a while, and it may seem an odd choice for a getaway, but it has so many things that we both enjoy: history, art, old city streets, scenic views, good food, and (for me, at least) a little bit of shopping.
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