Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Author: Brent Runyon
Brent Runyon became Executive Director of the Providence Preservation Society in October, 2013. Formed in 1956 to respond to the proposed demolition of a number of 18th- and early 19th-century houses on College Hill, the Providence Preservation Society (PPS) has grown from a small neighborhood group to a multifaceted citywide preservation organization. PPS works to improve Providence by advocating for historic preservation and the enhancement of its unique character through thoughtful design and planning. For more information, visit