Farmer Tenants Secured at Phillip Walker House!

PRI is excited to announce that our new tenants at the Walker House in East Providence have an initial two to three year plan to utilize the large front yard as an urban farm. Find the full announcement here

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Throughout 2020, with your help, we have continued to respond to community preservation needs and protect historic places. You provide vital funding for advocacy, leadership, innovation and action for the challenges we face going into 2021. Support PRI today

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Congratulations to the 2020 Rhody Award Winners!
2021 Rhode Island Historic Preservation Matching Grants

Announcing the continuation of our partnership with The 1772 Foundation for a 2021 grant round! One-to-one matching grants of up to $10,000 will be available to non-profit organizations seeking funds for eligible historic preservation projects. For further instructions on how to apply, click here.


People often ask us what we do as preservation advocates...

  • We find productive, economic uses for vacant, old buildings

  • We demonstrate best practices at our historic buildings

  • We offer guidance and support to local groups defending threatened places​

  • We advocate for legislation-including historic tax credits–that revitalizes historic buildings and strengthens the economy


Preserve Rhode Island's Around the Block 

monthly enewsletter features:

  • advocacy alerts

  • fundraising announcements

  • info about upcoming events

  • links to statewide news articles

  • stories about our work

  • updates on special projects  


Lippitt House Museum's monthly enewsletter features:

  • community programs and engagements

  • info about upcoming museum events

  • fundraising announcements

  • museum rental opportunities​

Preserve Rhode Island Headquarters

Jeremiah Dexter House

957 North Main Street

Providence, RI 02904

(401) 272-5101


Lippitt House Museum

199 Hope Street

Providence, RI 02906

(401) 453-0688


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