Last week, the award-winning Providence DID (Downtown Improvement District) celebrated its 7th anniversary! The DID was launched in February 2005 with overwhelming support from downtown property owners who recognized that the area needed more attention in order to attract businesses and residents. Initially, the Providence DID focused on keeping the downtown district clean and safe, but over the years the program of work has expanded to include management of a highly regarded planting program along with advocacy for quality of life issues.

To read more on how Block by Block maintains this clean and safe environment, visit Providence Business News.