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Historical buildings and landmarks are found all over our country and while some were preserved, there are many that were demolished or left damaged. How I wish we were able to breathe new life into these structures!

One good example of adaptive reuse, or the process of reusing an old building for a purpose other than which it was built for, is the transformation of Arcade Providence into a site for micro-loft living. According to an article published by Inhabitat, "the mall was built in 1828 in the Greek Revival Style and is known for its spacious atrium, iconic columns, and stately appearance."

Here are more interesting facts about this inspiring project:

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