Preservation Services Directory

This list represents businesses who are current paid members of Preserve Rhode Island and who have affirmed their interest and experience in historic preservation and related fields. If you choose to retain their services, we strongly recommend you request a list of recent references. Preserve Rhode Island does not endorse any of the businesses listed in this Directory.

Working with Historic Buildings

This is a compilation of articles, videos, and how-to resources to assist owners of historic properties with common-sense preservation approaches to repairs and maintenance. As new resources are added, we will include them in our e-newsletter, so sign up for Around the Block to keep up-to-date.

Additional Resources 

A listing of local, regional, and national organizations that may provide additional assistance in caring for and learning about your historic property. 


Providence Preservation Society | Advocacy, House Research, Marker Program

Providence Revolving Fund | Advocacy and Loans

Preservation Society of Newport County | Advocacy and House Research

Newport Restoration Foundation | Educational Programs and Historic Houses for Rent



Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission | House Research, Loans, National Register of Historic Places

Rhode Island Historical Society Library | House Research

Grow Smart Rhode Island | Smart Growth Advocacy
Rhode Island Land Trust Council |  Land Conservation

Roger Williams University | Architecture & Historic Preservation Program

Salve Regina University | Cultural & Historic Preservation Program



Historic New England | Technical Assistance



National Trust for Historic Preservation | Advocacy and Non-Profit Grant Program

Preservation Action | Advocacy

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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