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August, 22 2018

TOD Treks the Ocean State: More of the East Side of Providence

TOD's TOP 3 Reasons to Live on the East Side of Providence: 

 

Historic Architecture 
Many stately, refurbished Federal period mansions can be found in and around Brown University and College Hill. Benefit Street is a visual treat of New England architectural beauty, complete with 19th-century-style streetlights. Here you will find historic private residences interspersed with historic churches (Baptist and Unitarian), the Providence Art ClubRISD Museum along with many other cultural and historic points of interest.  

 

Great Restaurants 
Comfortably fitting into the picturesque East Side neighborhoods are a variety of fabulous small bistros and cafes. Providence is home to the renowned Johnson & Wales culinary and hospitality University, which fuels the City's world-class culinary scene.  

 

The Arts 
Providence East Side residents not only enjoy fine food, but also have a healthy appetite for the visual arts and design. RISD student artists and graduates are featured in street fairs on Benefit Street and at the RISD Artists Store. The RISD MuseumGallery Nights, Providence Art Club and many other venues, give the East Side Community constant exposure to new trends in art and design, and regular opportunities to buy "artist studio direct"!