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Benefit Street

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June 23, 2018
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…
June 11, 2018
Well Preserved Historic Architecture . If the weather is nice, a perfect place to stroll.
August 7, 2017
Historical street in Providence where you can walk along the cobble stones and explore local shops.
May 17, 2017
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.
May 15, 2017
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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