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Downcity

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Downcity

A historic neighborhood running from Memorial Boulevard to Smith Street, Downcity is now 3 distinct districts: financial district, arts district and capital center.

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Providence, RI 02903  
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Downcity, Providence is a historic neighborhood in Providence that runs from Memorial Boulevard to Smith Street. Downcity, Providence is now 3 distinct districts; the financial district, the arts district and the capital center. The Financial district contains most of the city's skyline, and the first two of the tallest skyscrapers in the city. The Financial District is also home to the arcade, a historic indoor shopping center. The arts district is located on the western end of Downcity and home to Johnson and Wales University, PPAC and Trinity Rep. The capital center is located south of the State Capitol Building and includes much of Waterplace Park, Providence Place Mall and the Amtrak train station.