Providence is the state capital and largest city in , as well as the third largest city in . It used to be an industrial bastion of organized crime, but Providence's Renaissance has created new parks and attractions and brought emphasis back to its historic roots.
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includes the core of the downtown area as well as Waterplace Park, the Providence Place Mall, and Capitol Hill. Photo: Marcbela, Public domain.

is a district in Providence, Rhode Island.

is a district in Providence, located just west of the downtown area of the city.

is in Providence, Rhode Island. It is a largely African-American and Hispanic community and the population of people is very culturally diverse.

Notable Places in the Area

Public building
The , the capitol of the state of , is located at 900 Smith Street just below the crest of , on the border of in Providence. Photo: Kumar Appaiah, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design is an art museum in Providence affiliated with the Rhode Island School of Design, in the U.S. state of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Historic site
is a residential historic district encompassing one block of Rhodes Street in southern Providence, Rhode Island, along with the dead-end Janes and Alphonso Streets. Photo: Ipoellet, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an indoor arena located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


is a neighborhood in Providence, .

is a district in the northern area in Providence. Photo: Marcbela, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a city in Providence County, , it is known as the Gateway to the East Bay. Photo: Faolin42, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the third largest city in by population with 79,269 residents as of the 2000 census. Photo: thisisbossi, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town in the area of . Photo: Faolin42, CC BY-SA 3.0.


41.824° or 41° 49' 26.4" north
-71.4128° or 71° 24' 46.2" west
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