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The Gilbert Stuart Middle School is a public school in the West End neighborhood of Providence. The Greek Revival style school was originally designed as a high school but over the years it has been used as an elementary school and now currently a middle school serving grades 6 to 8. The school has served neighborhood students and families for over 80 years, yet over the years it has suffered from consistent neglect and lack of upkeep. The Gilbert Stuart School is in dire need of major upgrades and repairs in order to continue serving students and their families. When it was included on the 2016 Most Endangered Properties list, the building was faced with water damage, poor air quality, inefficient heating, and an outdated plumbing system that made the water unsafe to drink.  A 2014 RI Future story included photographs that demonstrate the extremely poor conditions at the school. As of February, 2019, conditions are unknown.

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