Providential Visit


All that I know of tomorrow is that Providence will rise before the sun ~  Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

It’s a city rising, moved by philanthropists, architects, artists, bankers, shopkeepers and others who have engaged in The Providence Portrait Project  to revitalize Providence, R.I. a city full of history, art, architecture. I enjoyed a day in this city last week when I went to visit my niece who is an architect at Union Studio Architects, and is currently involved in the design of a new library in Tiverton, Rhode Island. .

I encountered so many wonderful sites in Providence that had to do with architecture, history, libraries, books, art, design and education that I will share what I saw through images, rather than words. Enjoy the pictures!

My next stop will be in a city of mansions where wealthy bankers, investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs lived in the early days of our country. Many of them invested in the railroad which allowed for westward expansion of commerce and thus, more prosperity for citizens of our country. Many of the castle-like mansions have become museums, open to the public for touring.

Do return to All Things Fulfilling tomorrow.



Above two images – my niece Kara explaining about the Providence Portrait Project


IMAG0356The roof top garden above Union Studio Architects


 Image above: Symposium Books, Providence, RI

IMAG0360Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)


Image above & below: Athenaeum Library



Twin Sisters (yeah, I know, it’s hard to believe) together at the List Art Center


Walter Feldman Book Arts Studio


At the Gates of Brown University, Providence, RI


Image above: John Hay Library

Three Images Below: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology





 Above: Catherine Bryan Dill Center for the Performing Arts


Above Image: The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab in Providence, RI


Photo above & below: Strolling the streets of Providence looking at church architecture and steeples.


A beauty, isn’t it?

Image below: Grace Episcopal Church, Providence, RI


I found providence,  grace and many more fulfilling things in Rhode Island! Thank you Kara, for being a tour guide and showing the sites.

Please return to tomorrow.

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