Rhode Island’s Top Outdoor Shopping Center Was Once A Coal Mining Site

If you’ve called Rhode Island home for a while, you’ve probably heard of the Garden City Center in Cranston. Now home to over 60 shops, services, and eateries, it’s known as Rhode Island’s top outdoor shopping spot. But this sleek, modern space actually has some pretty fascinating roots — in fact, long ago, it was a coal mining site.

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Have you been to Garden City lately?

Address: 100 Midway Rd, Cranston, RI 02920, USA