Parks House at 87 Cooke Street, Providence, RI. Parks House was purchased by Bryant President Henry Jacobs in 1952 and leased to the college for use as a men's dormitory. Bryant purchased this residence from Jacobs' son E. Gardner Jacobs in 1963 after Henry Jacobs' death earlier in the year. Parks House was named after George Mansfield Parks, a manager of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in Providence and Bryant honorary degree recipient in 1933.



Parks House, 87 Cooke Street, Providence, RI