Providence, RI Overview
The Providence city limits enclose a small geographic region, with a total area of 20.5 square miles (53 km). 18.5 square miles (48 km) of it is land and the remaining 2.1 square miles (5.4 km) (roughly 10%) of it is water.
Providence is located at the head of Narragansett Bay, with the Providence River running into the bay through the center of the city, formed by the confluence of the Moshassuck and Woonasquatucket Rivers. The Waterplace Park amphitheater and riverwalks line the river’s banks through downtown.
Providence is one of many cities claimed, like Rome, to be founded on seven hills. The more prominent hills are: Constitution Hill , College Hill , and Federal Hill.The other four are: Tockwotten Hill at Fox Point, Smith Hill , Christian Hill at Hoyle Square , and Weybosset Hill at the lower end of Weybosset Street, which was leveled in the early 1880s.
Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island. Founded in 1636, it is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Providence County, and is the third-largest city in the New England region after Boston and Worcester. Providence has a city population of 182,911 and is part of the 37th-largest metropolitan population in the country, with an estimated population of 1,600,856, exceeding that of Rhode Island by about 60%, as it extends into southern Massachusetts.This can be considered in turn to be part of the Greater Boston commuting area, which contains 7.6 million people.The city is situated at the mouth of the Providence River, at the head of Narragansett Bay.
Detailed Map of Providence, RI
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20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, affiliated with the well-known Rhode Island School of Design, is a prominent art museum in Providence, in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. The museum was founded in 1877 and is the 20th largest art museum in the United States.
WaterFire is simultaneously a free public art installation, a performance work, an urban festival, a civic ritual and a spiritual communal ceremony. Well known nationally and internationally as a community arts event, WaterFire's symbolism and interpretation is both inclusive and expansive - reflecting the recognition that individuals must act together to strengthen and preserve their community.
Brown University, founded in 1764, is a member of the Ivy League and recognized for the quality of its teaching, research, and unique curriculum. Providence, RI.
Brown Stadium is a football stadium located in Providence, Rhode Island. It is the home of Brown University's football and outdoor track teams. The athletic teams at Brown University, known as the Bears, compete in the Ivy League. The stadium opened in 1925, and was originally known as Brown University Field.
Providence Performing Arts Center
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) (formerly Loew's State Theatre and Palace Concert Theater) is a multi-use theater located at 220 Weybosset Street in Providence, Rhode Island. The building was a Loew's State Movie Palace and opened in 1928. PPAC contains over 3000 seats and hosts touring Broadway shows, concerts, plays, films, and a variety of performers.
Trinity Repertory Company (commonly abbreviated as Trinity Rep) is a non-profit regional theater located in Providence, Rhode Island. The theater is a member of the League of Resident Theatres. Founded in 1963, the theater is "one of the most respected regional theatres in the country".
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Providence, Rhode Island - Official Tourism Video from the PWCVB
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Waterfire toursit attraction event @ Providence, Rhode Island
Waterfire tourist attraction event @ Providence, Rhode Island on July 26th 2014
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