190 Hope Street (corner of Hope St. and Waterman St.), 2nd floor
(Note: Construction projects in the city may require adjustments to the routes below.)
From the North or South: From either I-95 South or I-95 North, take Exit 22A, Downtown, Memorial Boulevard. At the fifth traffic light, turn left onto College Street. Cross the bridge and proceed up the hill following College Street to the end. At the top of the hill, where College Street intersects with Prospect Street, you will see Brown’s Van Wickle Gates. Turn left onto Prospect Street. At the next light, turn right onto Waterman Street and drive through 3 sets of lights the next intersection is of Waterman and Hope Streets. The Italian Studies Department will be on the corner of these, on your right. There is on-street parking both on Waterman (two-hour) and on Hope (three-hour). It is unmetered, but they will ticket you if you overstay the time limit. Our street address is 190 Hope Street, 2nd floor. There are entrances both on Hope St. and on Waterman St.
From the East: Follow I-195 West until exit 2, South Main Street. Travel down South Main Street to the first light. Turn right onto College Street. At the next stop sign, go straight up the hill. At the top of the hill, you will see Brown’s Van Wickle Gates. Turn left onto Prospect Street. At the next light, turn right onto Waterman Street. At the third light, turn right onto Brook Street. The visitor parking lot will be on your left immediately after turning onto Brook Street.
phone (401) 863-1561
fax (401) 863-3304