Providence County Courthouse

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Providence County Courthouse
Providence20June07WWIMonument.jpg
General information
TypeMunicipal
Location250 Benefit Street,
Providence, RI 02903, United States
Coordinates41°49′31.76″N 71°24′24.84″W / 41.8254889°N 71.4069000°W / 41.8254889; -71.4069000Coordinates: 41°49′31.76″N 71°24′24.84″W / 41.8254889°N 71.4069000°W / 41.8254889; -71.4069000
Construction started1926
Completed1930
Height
Roof216 ft (66 m)
Technical details
Floor count7
Design and construction
ArchitectJackson, Robertson & Adams
 
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Providence County Courthouse
Providence20June07WWIMonument.jpg
General information
TypeMunicipal
Location250 Benefit Street,
Providence, RI 02903, United States
Coordinates41°49′31.76″N 71°24′24.84″W / 41.8254889°N 71.4069000°W / 41.8254889; -71.4069000Coordinates: 41°49′31.76″N 71°24′24.84″W / 41.8254889°N 71.4069000°W / 41.8254889; -71.4069000
Construction started1926
Completed1930
Height
Roof216 ft (66 m)
Technical details
Floor count7
Design and construction
ArchitectJackson, Robertson & Adams

The Providence County Courthouse (also known as the Frank Licht Judicial Complex) is a Georgian-styled building in the College Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island. At a height of 216 ft (66 m), it is the 11th-tallest building in the city.

Architectural historian McKenzie Woodward lauds the building for its contextualism, which defers in its design to the buildings surrounding. Woodward also commends the fragmentation of the building's large mass into "visually digestible units".[1] The Rhode Island Supreme Court and Providence Superior County Court are located within the building.

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  1. ^ Woodward, Wm McKenzie. Guide to Providence Architecture. 1st ed. United States: 2003. ISBN 0-9742847-0-X. p. 157.

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