Hudson Street, 2 years in the neighborhood Video Producer, Atomic Clock
The West Side has beautiful architecture, cool businesses, and lots of fun things to do, but the #1 reason this neighborhood is so special is its diverse community of interesting, creative, and kind people.
Marshall Street, 18+ years in the neighborhood University Teacher & Retired Humanitarian Relief Worker
Culturally diverse area of older homes with character and engaged citizens.
DR. EUGENIO FERNANDEZ, JR.
Cranston Street, 28+ years in the neighborhood Pharmacist & Owner, Asthenis Pharmacy
Everything is close and walkable, we don't have to travel too far for the best entertainment, food, and now pharmacy!
Hudson Street, 2 years in the neighborhood Public Access Program Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy
Community and civic engagement, great restaurants/bars, dogs per capita.
Broadway, 6 years in the neighborhood Small Business Owner
There’s a real sense of community in this neighborhood. People are settling here and making it home. It isn’t as transitory as some other areas that rely heavily on students.
Carpenter Street, 15 years in the neighborhood Demeter LLC
It is diverse, lively yet peaceful, walkable, visually pleasant, offers responsible and efficient scale and density, provides a sense of authenticity and history, welcoming to variety of cultures and lifestyles, close to downtown, and the neighbors look out for each other.
Chapin Avenue, 7 years in the neighborhood Academia/Higher Education
I would describe the West End as a “Victorian Sesame Street.” It's a great diverse community with beautiful historic architecture, and there's plenty to learn from the warm and fuzzy people that live and work there.
Westminster Street, 8 years in the neighborhood Professional Organizer, A Fresh-Start
I live and work in the neighborhood and I believe that West Broadway is a great neighborhood because of its diverse population, wonderful restaurants, and variety of services for humans and animals, multitude of culture.
Dexter Street, 14 years in the neighborhood Drug Free Community Program Director, City of Providence Healthy Communities Office
The West Side is a great place to live – a nice neighborhood, is clean and a supportive community.
Broadway, 13 years in the neighborhood Realtor, Westcott Properties
There is no better place to raise a family than the West Side of Providence. Great people, great food and excitement year round. I am proud to live in this neighborhood and invest in this thriving community.
Hammond Street, 10 years in the neighborhood Realtor & Certified Real Estate Appraiser
I love the people who live here. The West Side is brimming with innovators, preservationists, artists, thinkers, and families; and I love that my neighbors are just as passionate about this little corner of the city as I am.
Dexter Street, 6 months in the neighborhood Policy Advocate, Green Energy Consumers Alliance (formerly People's Power & Light)
I grew up in cohousing, an intentional community that valued shared space and being close with your neighbors. In the West End and WBNA, I see the same commitment to community building, green space, and neighborhood engagement – I feel at home!
Niagara Street, 24 years in the neighborhood Owner, Casa Buena Builders, Inc.
I'm encouraged by what can be accomplished when neighbors work together. Cleaner streets, better housing, influencing decisions that affect the entire city. A great group of people with whom to work.
Ellery Street, 7 years in the neighborhood Software Engineer
I love the people in our neighborhood.
NANCY SMITH WORTHEN
Hammond Street, 11 years in the neighborhood Retired Program Director and Volunteer Manager, Providence Children's Museum, Ready to Learn Providence, Providence CityArts!
I love living in a neighborhood where people are friendly, where neighborhood events create a sense of community, and where the neighborhood group creates opportunities like the solar panel program to participate in. My electric bill is $0 because of WBNA!