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Costello Brothers, Incorporated, Warehouse, 111 Harris Avenue, Providence, Providence County, RI

Costello Brothers, Incorporated, Warehouse, 111 Harris Avenue, Providence, Providence County, RI

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Summary

Significance: Constructed ca. 1939, the Costello Brothers, Inc. Warehouse is significant for its associations with the development of the Provisions Warehouse District of Providence. The building housed the Costello Brothers, Inc., an important local distributor of various brands of liquor, tobacco, and confectionary products. The building is also significant as a refined example of the Art Moderne style as it was applied to industrial structures throughout the United States in the mid-twentieth century.
Survey number: HABS RI-411
Building/structure dates: ca. 1939 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Costello, Joseph E
Costello, Bernard A
Public Archeology Laboratory, Incorporated, contractor
Alfson, Mary, transmitter
Brewster, Robert, photographer
Avery, Nicolas C, historian
Olausen, Stephen, historian
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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