THE JOHN BROWN/OWEN SMITH HOUSE WAS BUILT IN 1839-42 AND ENLARGED IN 1852 BY THOMAS TEFFT, RI'S MOST PROMINENT ARCHITECT IN THE MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY. THE ITALIANATE FRONT PORTION OF THE HOUSE HAS HIGH CEILINGS, LIVING ROOM WITH MARBLE FIREPLACE AND A LARGE GRACIOUS DINING ROOM. THERE ARE 3 BEDROOMS AND 2 BATHS ON THE 2ND FLOOR AND 2 ROOMS ON THE 3RD LEVEL. PRIVATE CITY PATIO IN REAR. THIS CHARMING HOME IS IN THE HEART OF COLLEGE HILL. WALK TO THAYER STREET, BROWN, RISD, DOWN-CITY AND THE COMMUTER RAIL. PERMIT PARKING AVAILABLE.
The East Side is steeped in old New England charm with its striking, historic architecture and beautiful stone and brick sidewalks. Three of the state’s more prominent prep schools as well as Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design are located on the East Side.