Saccoccio & Associates

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT)

Cranston, Rhode Island

Size: 156,800 square feet

  • Preservation Award, Rhode Island Historic Preservation & Heritage Commission

The primary offices of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) are located in the Howard complex, a former hospital campus. Saccoccio and Associates Architects was retained to design a plan for restoring five historic (circa 1890) hospital buildings as a modern administration center for the DLT. The project consisted of the complete restoration and reuse of the hospital interiors and addition of a large wing that connects the five historic structures, A new glass enclosed entrance, meeting rooms, cafeteria, hearing/examination rooms and classrooms were incorporated into the addition.