Is There a Big Comeback for Federal Hill?

Sep 20, 2015 528

Federal Hill is the embodiment of Italian immigration to Rhode Island. It was the home to organized crime in New England, and it hosts some of the best restaurants in America, but the past decade has been mixed for the neighborhood.

The neighborhood in the late 19th century, to early part of the 20th century, was one of the most densely populated areas of Italian-Americans in the United States. Many of the most prominent Rhode Island families trace their ancestry to the neighborhood.

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