Historic Walking Tours of Narragansett Pier

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Left: Narragansett Pier, R.I., Illustrated, 1891 Right: SCM photo jrt-2011

Linger Long

93 Central Street

Architectural Description

A slightly off-center cross-gable roof covers this 21/2-story building, constructed in 1880. Scalloped
shingles fill in all gables.
The roof of a one-story veranda on the front a later addition, later partially
enclosed, is supported by fluted Tuscan columns
and extends beyond the house to form a porte-
cochere. A second-story overhang on the east side is braced by two
consoles.

Builder

Walter A. Nye

Year Built

1880

Comment

Nye owned the Columbus and Imperial Hotels and operated the Gladstone Hotel.

SCM 2011-2018