Rhode Island College finds new use for former state orphanage building

Nov. 26, 2012
Yellow Cottage on Providence Campus now houses classroom, office and conference rooms

News release: Rhode Island College in Providence has completed renovation of the 19th-century Yellow Cottage, a remnant of a former state orphanage that is situated on the college's east campus. The transformed Yellow Cottage features space for a large classroom, two conference rooms, an office and a museum that will feature public exhibits of photos, documents and other memorabilia from the years when the cottage was the state orphanage and school.

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