OIneyville http://ripr.org en Historic Providence Diner Gets a Second Life http://ripr.org/post/historic-providence-diner-gets-second-life <p>An historic Providence diner is back in business after years of painstaking restoration.&nbsp; The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The West Side Diner on Westminster Street was originally located in Olneyville. After it closed in 1999, it was slated for demolition until developer Jon Ozbek purchased and moved it.&nbsp; The result is a gleaming stainless steel and glass block edifice that has been fully restored to its 1947 glory.&nbsp; Co-owner Lisa Arena said much of the structure is original.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:00:47 +0000 Flo Jonic 22807 at http://ripr.org Historic Providence Diner Gets a Second Life