Greene, John Holden

Greene, John Holden

(1777–1850) builder-architect; born in Warwick, R.I. He changed the face of Providence, R.I., by designing and building 50 buildings, chiefly residential, in the Federal, Georgian, and Greek Revival styles (1806–30).
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