Providence Place, Providence

Providence Place, Providence

Providence Place is the largest shopping mall in Rhode Island. It opened in 1999 with original anchor stores Lord & Taylor's, Nordstrom and Filene's. Current anchor stores at Providence Place are Boscov's and Macy's.

It is a 1.4 million sq ft space designed by architect Friedrich St. Florian. After initial pushback from nearby residents, the mall was redesigned to more closely reflect the neighborhood. In addition, the red and yellow brick turrets were added as an homage to the industry of Providence.

The mall consists of three floors of shopping areas and street level restaurants. Along with numerous stores and restaurants, Providence Place has a 16-screen cinema and an IMAX theatre. One of the most stunning features of the mall is the Winter Garden, which is a four-level structure with glass views of the city.

Most of the shops within Providence Place are chain boutiques like Spencer's, Abercombie & Fitch, GameStop and Sephora. The mall also hosts special events like holiday gatherings, entertainment and adult education. Providence Place is opens at 11 AM daily. The mall closes at 6 PM on Sundays, 7 PM Monday through Thursday and 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Providence Place on Map

Sight Name: Providence Place
Sight Location: Providence, USA (See walking tours in Providence)
Sight Type: Shopping
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Walking Tours in Providence, Rhode Island

Create Your Own Walk in Providence

Create Your Own Walk in Providence

Creating your own self-guided walk in Providence is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Brown University Walking Tour

Brown University Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Providence Historical Buildings Tour

Providence Historical Buildings Tour

Providence is a beautiful city that was founded on the banks of the Providence River in 1636 by Roger Williams. The city is nearly as old as the United States themselves. It has many interesting historical and architectural landmarks. Take this self-guided walking tour to visit some of the Providence's historical buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Providence Introduction Walking Tour

Providence Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles