Special Places

On our collections form we ask: “What are your special places in Providence?” Here are some of the answers we’ve received:

  • A. A. Mariani Funeral Home
  • The laundromat
  • Hope Street—riding up and down the hill
  • The Biltmore—first visit with my Mom
  • Beneath the loading dock at the Civic Center
  • My bed
  • My shower
  • Side streets of Fox Point
  • Uncle Ed’s house—back courtyard
  • Along the river
  • The Narraganset electric towers
  • The Cottage (our old house at Atwells)
  • The Arcade
  • The dock for tugboats in the bay
  • Hope St. farmer’s market
  • My apartment
  • The train bridge off Gano Street
  • The walk along India Point Park
  • The cemetery behind my house

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