The East Side is a collection of neighborhoods in the eastern part of the city. It officially comprises the neighborhoods of Blackstone, Hope, Mount Hope, College Hill, Wayland and Fox Point.
Mostly residential, the East Side is the most affluent of the city with higher property values, lower unemployment, and higher income levels than the city as a whole. Approximately 20% of the city’s 175,000 people live on the East Side.
If the East Side of Providence had a middle name, it would be Acadamia. There are numerous highly respected private schools and of course, Brown University and RISD (Rhode Island School of Design). Check them out!
Lincoln School. (not to be confused with the Lincoln public school system)
The East Side contains numerous parks and green spaces. India Point Park, the largest of these, is located along the northernmost shore of Narragansett Bay. It is the only large expanse of Bay-side shoreline in Providence reserved for public use.
Other parks include:
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