The oldest mall in America now hosts 48 charming low-cost micro apartments
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Built in 1828 in the Greek Revival style, Arcade Providence is a beloved landmark—the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971—for its airy, light-filled atrium, tall ionic columns, and stately appearance. When the mall closed down in 2008, developer and micro-housing enthusiast Evan Granoff purchased the mall with plans to renovate and modernize the arcade, while respecting its historic design. The $7 million adaptive reuse project transformed the mall into a mixed-use...