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The John E. Fogarty Building (d. 2017), RIP
Fri March 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
The John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, of 111 Fountain Street, Providence, passed away on Monday, March 13 after a protracted and debilitating illness. It was 49 years old and was the beloved child of the Rhode Island architecture firm Castellucci, Galli & Planka Associates.
Please join Doors Open Rhode Island on Friday, March 17 at 4pm at 100 Fountain Street to mark the passage of this powerful figure in our cityscape. Eulogies will be delivered by some who knew the Fogarty best, including architectural historian Marisa Brown, architecture critic David Brussat, historian Ned Connors, Jana Planka (daughter of the lead architect) and others. All are welcome to share their memories as well. Following the eulogies, there will be a procession around the open casket followed by drinks at a nearby watering hole.