About Rochambeau Library-Providence Community Library
Historic Architecture, Architecture, Interesting Places, Other Buildings And Structures
The Rochambeau Library—Providence Community Library is an historic public library building at 708 Hope Street in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a single-story brick structure with limestone trim, designed by Wallis E. Howe and built in 1930. It has a symmetrical main facade, with the entrance in the center, sheltered by a porch supported by fluted Corinthian columns. The flanking bays are pavilions with gable fronts. A modern two-level addition with a glass front has been made to the north side of the building.
The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.