There will be a full lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, May 26th.
PBN: Edge College Hill Two design wins initial approvalView Post
The City Plan Commission reviews plans for a food hub in Valley, RISD’s Institutional Master Plan, rezoning for the Bomes Theatre, and more at their May 23rd meeting.
Today the City announced the transfer of the historic 1921 Bomes Theatre to local developer Fernando Tavares, who will oversee the complete renovation of the theatre into a mixed-use building, which will include retail, office, and reception facility space.
Developer Churchill & Banks made a pre-application presentation to the Downtown Design Review Committee on Monday or a planned building at 580 South Water Street.
The Providence Journal reports that the City Planning Commission voted to not recommend approval of rezoning for the proposed Hope Point Tower to the City Council.
WPRI reports that an 80-year-old man was struck and killed crossing Warwick Avenue in Warwick.
The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission will review plans for Capital Improvement Program Contract 1 and Bike Share station locations at their meeting on May 16th.
WPRI reports: “According to Maj. Rick Rathbun, Anthony Sudduth was trying to take a left hand turn onto Greenwich Avenue from King Street when he lost control of his vehicle.”
PBN reports that RIDOT will not finish the Providence River Pedestrian Bridge until the summer of 2019.
City Plan Commission Meeting – May 15, 2018View Post
The DRC reviews facade changes at 275 Westminster Street, signage for the hotel at the Fogarty Building site, and design and waivers for the Edge College Hill 2 project proposed on Canal Street at their May 14th meeting.
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission reviews plans by Post Road Residential, Spencer Providence, and The Carpionato Group for Parcels 2, 5, and 6 at their May 9th meeting.
New renderings of proposed Hope Point Tower by The Fane OrganizationView Post
The Board of Directors of RIPTA has selected Mayor Scott Avedisian as RIPTA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Avedisian, who has served as Mayor of Warwick since 2000, was chair of the RIPTA board from 2012 to 2016. The appointment is pending the successful completion of contract negotiations, RIPTA Board Chairman Wayne Kezirian announced today at a meeting of the board.
Providence Preservation Society statement on proposed Fane TowerView Post
Plant lovers in Greater Providence and beyond mark the start of the growing season each year by the return of SCLT’s Rare & Unusual Plant Sale. The event takes place at City Farm the weekend of May 19-20, 2018. This year’s will be our 26th!
PBN reports on plans to renovate the Woolworth Building at the corner of Dorrance and Westminster Streets Downcity.