A Walking Conversation on the Past and Future of Benefit Street
Sat, May 5; 10am-11:30am
Corner of Jenckes Street and Benefit Street
Thomas Street at the Providence Art Club and the First Baptist Church
Benefit Street is recognized nationally for its extraordinary Colonial, Federal and Victorian architecture and its pioneering preservation at a time of Urban Renewal. Its multi-layered history of social, economic, ethnic and architectural change continues to unfold as new pressures, threats and opportunities emerge. Walk and talk with long-time resident Tim More about the importance of the past and the possibilities for the future of this College Hill landmark thoroughfare.