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making old into new.... preservation
Lens: sigma 24-70mm f2.8 non macro Camera: k-x Photo Location: cranston ri 
Posted By: dcmsox2004, 02-15-2011, 12:26 PM

... nice to see older buildings rehabilitated as opposed to being razed and ugly prehab structures erected in their place.... this older building with it's beautiful stonework is now the home to rhode island's department of labor and training....

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02-15-2011, 01:38 PM   #2
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That is really beautiful stonework. Is it local stone?
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That is really beautiful stonework. Is it local stone?
not really sure... granite most likely, lots of it in new england, we had many quarries here.. trying to find out the history of this building... we had quite the mental health complex years ago, now defunct... dave m
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A beautiful restoraton - seems like New England works harder preserve buildings rather than consign them to the wrecking ball.

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Beautiful building and the photo is not to bad either! Great capture
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