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Jane’s Walk: The Providence Arcade Block

1395856_801233076556103_5091087362560688451_nOn Saturday, May 3rd, join friends, neighbors and those who love urban spaces to have a conversation about the Arcade and its surrounding block. Discuss what’s there, what’s happening, and why. Imagine the Arcade as it was and the neighborhood as it will be.

Starting at 11 AM, this one-hour tour led by the Rhode Island Historical Society is part of Jane’s Walk, a movement of free, locally led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs to encourage people to explore their cities and connect with neighbors. Thousands of people will participate in similar tours around the world throughout the weekend!

For more information, see the listing on, and RSVP on Facebook. Want to learn more about living downtown? Take Steve Durkee’s tour immediately following at noon!