James Barnes is a Professor of Architecture at RISD and a registered architect certified by NCARB with an active practice in the southern New England region. His professional work has been by recognized by the RI Chapter AIA, the Providence Preservation Society and RI Monthly magazine. He is also a recipient of RISD’s John Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching and of a RISD Alumni Faculty Award. He lives with his wife Victoria in Providence’s Elmwood Historic District.

Festival Preview Lecture

From Central Bridge to Paterson Park: The Evolution of a Neighborhood Through Maps, Streets and Houses.
Monday, June 3 at 5:30 pm
Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church, 50 Orchard Avenue

FREE and open to the public.

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Festival Sponsors

The 2019 Festival is generously sponsored by:

Lead Sponsor

Bank Newport

Partners in Preservation

Residential Properties Adlers Hardware Couture Design Associates Patridge Snow & Hahn Counselors at Law


Casa Buena Builders Kelly Taylor Interior Design


Liz and Sandy Bodell

Barbara Sokoloff Associates City Kitty, Providence Green Ink Tattoo Studio National Trust Insurance Services, LLC Preserve RI Washington Trust West Broadway Neighborhood Association Yankee Travel

With Support From

Providence Tourisn Council
Lincoln School

Suzanne Fogarty, Head of School

Bottles Wine and Spirits The East End bar Highchair designhaus Ocean State Oyster Festival Warren Jagger Photography

Media Sponsor

New England Home Magazine

Hotel Partner

Hotel Providence

Interested in sponsoring the Festival? Please review our sponsorship opportunities and contact Angela Kondon, Director of Special Events at 401-831-7440 or akondon@ppsri.org