The historic Davol Rubber Company building and the former South Street Station of Narragansett Electric are located on the northeast corner of the square along Eddy Street. In 2004, the historic J.G. Goff's pub building (ca. 1820), located at the foot of the Point Street Bridge was demolished after its foundation was severely damaged during the construction of the Narragansett Bay Commission's combined sewer overflow project. The Manchester Street Power Plant is located at the southeast corner of the intersection, with its triple-stacks visible from many parts of the city.
As a consequence of efforts by the Rhode Island Economic Policy Council some high-tech firms are beginning to establish themselves in the area. The power plant building, donated by Narragansett Electric Co., will be the site of the Heritage Harbor Museum.
Brown University announced intentions to purchase a number of buildings in the area as part of its expansion.
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