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Immediately east of Providence's downtown, you'll find College Hill, where you can see the city's Colonial history reflected in the 18th-century houses that line Benefit St on the East Side. These are, for the most part, private homes, but many are open for tours one weekend in June during the…
Well Preserved Historic Architecture . If the weather is nice, a perfect place to stroll.
Historical street in Providence where you can walk along the cobble stones and explore local shops.
Benefit street is one of the oldest and most historic streets in Providence, and it's just a block away. Most of the homes are small and historic, ranging from the mid 1700-1800s. There are also a number of larger mansions, Brown and RISD owned buildings, and house museums with free admission.
Historic homes and a long tradition in New England architecture on Benifit Street. Check out College HIll, Brown University campus and eclectic Thayer Street.
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“Elmwood Avenue is a major thoroughfare for RIPTA buses. If you heading towards the city (north) you can get on just about any bus that stops. (Check with the driver to be sure) Fare is $2.00 and transfers are available.”
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College Arts Building
“Rhode Island School of Design's museum of art and culture-- a gem of a museum! You really could spend an entire day (or more) here. Admission is free every Sunday (10 am–5 pm) and on the third Thursday evening of each month (5–9 pm).”
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