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Historic R. I. Auditorium Replica Plaque Now on Sale to the Public

Providence, RI (6/3/2011): The Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society has announced it will now offer to the general public the purchase of a replica of the commemorative plaque that stands at the site of the old R. I. Auditorium, 1111 North Main Street in Providence, home of the R. I. Reds pro hockey team for 46 years.

First offered exclusively only to members of the Reds society, sales have been brisk and now only 36 of these one-of-a-kind collectibles remain on the market. According to Mal Goldenberg, the organization’s project manager, “Many people still have fond memories of the old R. I. Auditorium and this commemorative can help preserve those precious memories.”

The plaque is a 6” by 4” exact replica of the larger one dedicated at 1111 North Main Street last July 31, 2010, and presents precise images of both the exterior and interior of the old “Arena,” built in 1926.

This unique collectible is etched into solid brass, finished in 24kt gold, and silkscreened with authentic colors that highlight the distinctive features the old, historic R. I. Auditorium, home ice for the R. I. Reds from 1926 through 1977,

Plaques are mounted on a wood base, suitable for desktop display, or can be framed for wall decoration. Cost is $100 per plaque and includes packaging and handling. R. I. residents should add state sales of $7.

For further information, please call Mal Goldenberg at 401-864-6191 or e-mail mal@rmcri.com.

To download a copy of the order form, click here.

For further information call 401-247-2666 or e-mail UNH1959@aol.com.


The plaque measures 6 inches wide by 4 inches high, etched on solid brass.

R. I. Reds Heritage Society
P. O. Box 167
Barrington, RI 02806
Telephone and Fax: 401-247-2666
email: webmaster@rireds.org