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Regulating Video Arcades Is No Game, Chester Smolski Sep 1983

Regulating Video Arcades Is No Game, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Improvement on Washington Street is needed. The Providence Board of Licenses is about to determine if the Saturn's Rings video arcade on Washington street should have its license renewed. The issue is as critical as it is controversial."


Losing Downtown Mall By Default, Chester Smolski Apr 1983

Losing Downtown Mall By Default, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Firmly cemented in the ground at the meeting of Westminster and Union Streets in downtown Providence is a plaque with the following inscription: Westminster Center dedicated by Mayor Vincent A. Cianci Jr. 1980."


A Silo Is A Silo Is A Silo--But Not In Akron!, Chester Smolski Apr 1983

A Silo Is A Silo Is A Silo--But Not In Akron!, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The short ride from Cleveland to Akron provides lasting impressions of America's sixth most populous state located in the center of this nation's industrial heartland. Space and cleanliness seem to dominate. There is much space on which to construct long, low industrial buildings, space around houses and schools, and great expanses of openness between cities. Visiting a large state that also uses much space for its farming makes one aware of the constricted space in our small state and the greater concentration of people. In Rhode Island, on average 903 persons occupy every square mile of land area ...