Providence is the state capital and largest city in , as well as the third largest city in . Formerly an industrial bastion of organized crime, Providence's Renaissance has created new parks and attractions and brought emphasis back to its historic roots.

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Rhode Island School of Design is a private art and design school in . Photo: Faolin42, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Rhode Island State House is the capitol of the state of , located on the border of the and Smith Hill sections of . Photo: 121a0012, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Providence College is a private university in . is situated 2 miles northwest of Providence. Photo: Faolin42, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Wesleyan Avenue Historic District is a residential historic district in the section of . is situated 1¼ miles south of Providence. Photo: Ipoellet, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Downtown is the central economic, political, and cultural district of the city of . Photo: Marcbela, Public domain.

Blackstone is a predominantly residential neighborhood in . is situated 2 miles northeast of Providence.


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