Blackstone Boulevard Sidewalk – Providence RI

Description

“One of my favorite places in Providence is Blackstone Boulevard, the tree-lined, two-mile stretch of road on the East Side that is a popular destination for joggers, walkers, readers and painters.

At both ends of the boulevard, there are tiny plaques in the sidewalk that credit its construction to employees of the Works Progress Administration, the New Deal jobs program that funded everything from highways to playwrights.”

Source notes

The WPA's Legacy in Rhode Island: http://wpri.com/blog/2010/08/10/the-wpas-legacy-in-rhode-island/ (accessed Mar. 2018)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 9, 2018.

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Location Info


Blackstone Blvd.
Providence, RI

Location notes: General location marker for road

Coordinates: 41.844238, -71.386407

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