Providence is one of the first cities established in the United States. With a robust and detailed past history Providence has served to establish Rhode Island in industry and culture - continuing to do so! Accessibility is the most attractive aspects to this city, making it appealing to commercial, financial, and industrial centers in New England. Manufacturing and service oriented enterprises serve as the stable economical foundation of this city. World renowned for its manufacture of jewelry, Providence is one of the largest and most respected jewelry centers in America.
Providence is also known for its diverse architectural, educational and social culture. Home to the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University, Providence College, and Johnson and Whales, attracts many out of states students looking for higher education. The culinary school at Johnson and Wales University has helped Providence claim some of the best restaurants in New England.