Year of the City
The Providence Project



Year of the City: The Providence Project is an unprecedented year-long exploration of the history, life and culture of Providence’s twenty-five neighborhoods through exhibitions, performances, walks, lectures, and conferences produced by more than 50 different curators.

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East Side Then and Now

  • Lippitt House Museum 199 Hope Street Providence, RI 02906 (map)
then & now sign DRAFT  - Maureen Taylor.jpg

Maureen Taylor will lead this interactive session about the online crowd-sourcing project The site is a virtual map capturing architectural, historical and genealogical resources. Come see and hear how Providence’s East Side evolved and learn how you can contribute to the project. Maureen is an internationally recognized historic photograph expert whose passion is encouraging people to explore their history, telling the stories of their ancestors and their communities.

$5 per person/ free for Preserve RI members. Purchase tickets at The reception before the talk is sponsored by Campus Fine Wines.

Earlier Event: September 27
Counter-mapping Providence (and Tulsa)
Later Event: October 19
Home Movie Day