Jewelry District (Providence)

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The Jewelry District is a neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island located just south of Downtown between Interstate 195 and Henderson Street.wikipedia
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Providence, Rhode Island

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The Jewelry District is a neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island located just south of Downtown between Interstate 195 and Henderson Street.

Davol Square

Interstate 95 lies at the western edge of the neighborhood, which includes Davol Square and the waterfront along the west bank of the Providence River.
It is located at the intersection of Point Street and Eddy Street in the Upper South Providence neighborhood, in the middle of the Jewelry District.

Iway

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However, a major construction project, known as the "Iway" is currently under way to relocate Interstate 195 further south, thereby reconnecting the district with Downtown. A segment of Interstate 195 that spans the Jewelry District and Fox Point was relocated south, in what the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has dubbed the "Iway" project.
The project freed up space in downtown Providence and the Jewelry District.

Downtown, Providence, Rhode Island

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The Jewelry District is a neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island located just south of Downtown between Interstate 195 and Henderson Street. However, a major construction project, known as the "Iway" is currently under way to relocate Interstate 195 further south, thereby reconnecting the district with Downtown.
* Jewelry District, a region sometimes associated with downtown.

Fox Point Hurricane Barrier

The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier is the most prominent feature of this area.
The majority of the hurricane barrier's length consists of a 25 ft high rock and earthen dike along the low-lying areas of the waterfront within the Fox Point and Jewelry District neighborhoods of Providence.

Brown University

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The building is shared by Brown University, Rhode Island College, and University of Rhode Island.
Brown is the largest institutional landowner in Providence, with properties on College Hill and in the Jewelry District.

Providence Jewelry Manufacturing Historic District

Contained within the Jewelry District neighborhood is the Providence Jewelry Manufacturing Historic District, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Interstate 195 (Rhode Island–Massachusetts)

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The Jewelry District is a neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island located just south of Downtown between Interstate 195 and Henderson Street. A segment of Interstate 195 that spans the Jewelry District and Fox Point was relocated south, in what the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has dubbed the "Iway" project.

Providence River

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Interstate 95 lies at the western edge of the neighborhood, which includes Davol Square and the waterfront along the west bank of the Providence River.

National Register of Historic Places

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Contained within the Jewelry District neighborhood is the Providence Jewelry Manufacturing Historic District, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Storm surge

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The barrier protects Providence from storm surge flooding like that it had endured in the 1938 New England Hurricane and again in 1954 from Hurricane Carol.

1938 New England hurricane

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The barrier protects Providence from storm surge flooding like that it had endured in the 1938 New England Hurricane and again in 1954 from Hurricane Carol.

Hurricane Carol

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The barrier protects Providence from storm surge flooding like that it had endured in the 1938 New England Hurricane and again in 1954 from Hurricane Carol.

Fox Point, Providence, Rhode Island

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A segment of Interstate 195 that spans the Jewelry District and Fox Point was relocated south, in what the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has dubbed the "Iway" project.

Quonset Point

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Originally constructed in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, the Iway bridge had been floated north up Narragansett Bay for the project.

Narragansett Bay

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Originally constructed in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, the Iway bridge had been floated north up Narragansett Bay for the project.

South Street Station

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South Street Landing is a very prominent structure in the neighborhood, located on Eddy Street right on the river, adjacent to the Point Street Bridge.

Rhode Island College

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The building is shared by Brown University, Rhode Island College, and University of Rhode Island.

University of Rhode Island

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The building is shared by Brown University, Rhode Island College, and University of Rhode Island.

Soviet submarine K-77

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The park was home to a decommissioned Russian submarine, Juliet 484, which was used in 2000 for the filming of the movie K-19: The Widowmaker in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

K-19: The Widowmaker

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The park was home to a decommissioned Russian submarine, Juliet 484, which was used in 2000 for the filming of the movie K-19: The Widowmaker in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The park was home to a decommissioned Russian submarine, Juliet 484, which was used in 2000 for the filming of the movie K-19: The Widowmaker in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre

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The group moved to a semi-permanent garage space in the Providence Jewelry District in 1994, backed by a board of directors.

Alpert Medical School

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In August 2011, the University and Medical School completed the process of renovating a University-owned property at 222 Richmond Street in the Jewelry District of Providence.

Point Street Bridge

The Point Street Bridge is a movable bridge that crosses the Providence River in Providence, Rhode Island, carrying Point Street from the Jewelry District to Wickenden Street at the base of College Hill.