A Half-Century of Change on College Hill: Institutional Growth, Historic Preservation, and the College Hill Study.

Web Abstract: 
Narrates the growth of Providence's Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design. Both institutions occupy urban sites surrounded by historic architecture. The 1967 College Hill Study documented the historic fabric of the area and set the standard for preservation studies that followed. The ensuing acquisition, demolition, preservation, and building of new structures by the institutions is are addressed, as is the complex evolution of the relationship between the institutions and the community. Four references are included.
Author: 
Gast, Frances
Journal: 
Planning for Higher Education
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
03/31/2011
Page Numbers: 
139-148
Resource List Category: 
References to Journal Articles