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


Walter A. Nye

Year Built



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

SCM 2011-2018