Providence Jewelry Manufacturing Historic District

Also known as: Jewelry District
Bounded by Ship St., Ashcroft and Elbow and Hospital Sts., Point and South Sts., Imperial and Claverick Sts. and US 195, Providence, Rhode Island


J&H Electric

3 Ship Street; part of Jewelry Manufacturing Historic District

Photo taken by Marc Belanger in July 2009



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 5, 1985
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Federal
Areas of significance
Industry; Education; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Business
Current functions
Business; Manufacturing facility; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant years
1844; 1888; 1908
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 20
Non-contributing buildings: 5


19th Century (38,126)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1844 (183)
Built during 1840s (3,023)
District (10,645)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Federal (4,600)
Have Street View (50,477)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Private owner (54,402)
Providence County, Rhode Island (430)
Providence, Rhode Island (156)
Rhode Island (788)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,167)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • March 22, 2015: New photos from Marc Belanger