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Living History

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159 Sutton Street on the West Side of Providence, R.I. was built in 1875 in the Second Empire style. It is known as the Barnaby Castle Carriage House. A non-commercial Pop-Up/Gallery space on the ground floor operated from 2015-2022. It now continues in that spirit plus offering Sound Healing, healing movement classes/workshops; a 2nd floor short term residential rental; and event/location rental.

The carriage house and main house (aka the Barnaby Castle) were designed by Stone & Carpenter for Jerothmal B. Barnaby and his family.

*If you re interested in hosting a Pop-up or having an exhibit please attend an event and then get in touch.

Pop-Ups

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Inspiration and Creativity

At 159 Sutton Street,

Pop-Ups will span a spectrum of offerings including the Annual Photo Book Fair, offerings from local artists/artisans, and provide artists/artisans from Martha's Vineyard a venue in Providence.

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Recent Pop-Ups

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Clip Clop, a Providence-based band, plays all original music inspired by classic duetists of old-school country.

Mark Dunkelman, pedal steel guitar, dobro, and vocals; Scott Stenhouse, guitar and vocals; Russ Sasnett, guitar; Hiatt Knapp, bass; and Zoe Bleed and Lara Mollin, vocals.

The singers are both RISD seniors, Zoe a sculptor and Lara a painter.  For more info contact 401-831-4704.

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Our Classes

Peaked Hill Studio was established on Martha's Vineyard in 2013 and has been offering classes centered on pro-active healing from movement to Sound Healing and more. We welcome anyone who is interested in offering healing-based workshops or classes to contact us. Studio owner Valerie Sonnenthal offers biomechanically-based yoga, a therapeutic practice that works from the joints to create mobility, resets your nervous system and diminish pain. Valerie, a core Rev6 instructor, looks forward to introducing a practice that "will help you build muscle as you revitalize your fascia, regenerate your nervous system, and tune up your brain."

Pat Higgins, with over 30 years of experience, will teach Qigong. Check for monthly Restorative Sound Journeys.

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Residence

The 159 Sutton Street Residence comprises the entire 3420 sf' second floor and has a private entrance.  

There is a 500 sf Master Bedroom with an en-suite bathroom including a claw foot tub and separate shower besides a walk-in closet/yoga room. There are two smaller bedrooms that share a hall bathroom with a walk-in shower. The third bedroom can also function as a private office with a pullout couch. There is a wet bar area, a small dining area, plus a kitchen-facing island with stools. The chef's kitchen has wood cabinetry, stone counters and stainless appliances. A cabin-like reading room with decorative fireplace is opposite the kitchen. Enter the Sutton Street facing living and dining room of  nearly 1000 sf through French doors. This bright open entertaining space centers around the large movie-reel shaped front window and has its own half-bath.

Besides the unique loft-like living space, the carriage house is one mansion away from Broadway where you can walk to bakeries, coffee or tea shops, great restaurants, record stores, the Bodhi Spa, and Columbus Theater or three blocks in the other direction brings you to Atwells Avenue with Italian provision stores and restaurants, plus many other international food choices, a wonderful bookshop, pharmacy and much more.

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