Two private developers – Wexford Science & Technology LLC and CV Properties LLC – submitted ...
At a press conference yesterday, Mayor Elorza announced some of the performers that will be ...
News reports from around town following the PawSox ownership’s meeting with the 195 Commission.
As reported in PBN and editorialized about in the ProJo, Johnson & Wales University has ...
Information and discussion about the owner’s of the PawSox proposal to build a new stadium ...
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework.
In addition to cleaning and repairing the stone, and repointing the masonry, the renovation will repair and paint the metal roof, which has leaked for several years, according to the Rev. Jonathan Huyck.
Financed through congregant contributions, it will be followed by a major capital campaign, the first undertaken by the church in 25 years. The plan is to expand into a new building, built over a portion of the adjoining parking lot owned by the church, he said.
For 20 years, PPS has culled the annual Ten Most Endangered Properties with the help of concerned neighbors, advocates and preservationists. Each year, these properties have been captured visually by the photography of local artists, helping to tell the stories of these important sites.
Celebrate this milestone with us at a Retrospective Photo Exhibit, featuring 20 of Providence’s most significant preservation stories from the last two decades! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and view Providence’s historical assets as captured by another of the city’s assets – its photographers.
Reception will be held in the Atrium at the Peerless Building. Thursday, May 28 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.
Funding for this free, public event is provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and private funders. This retrospective exhibit was also made possible with support from the June Rockwell Levy Foundation and Dr. Joseph A. Chazan. The exhibit space within the Peerless Building was generously donated by Cornish Associates.
WaterFire describes itself as:
…an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy.
View the complete 2015 WaterFire schedule.
Two private developers – Wexford Science & Technology LLC and CV Properties LLC – submitted a proposal last week to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission seeking approval for a million-square-foot-plus multi-use project on parcel 22 and parcel 25 of the vacant former highway land, WPRI.com confirmed Wednesday.
“It is a major life sciences complex that includes lab space, academic research space, a hotel with meeting space and residential and retail components,” Eric Cote, a spokesman for CV Properties, told WPRI.com.
“It is a very large proposed complex,” he said. “The size that it may ultimately be will depend on our discussions with the 195 Commission, so it could change, but it’s currently envisioned as a project in excess of 1 million square feet.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, May 23rd – Sunset: 8:06 pm
At a press conference yesterday, Mayor Elorza announced some of the performers that will be part of the 1st Annual Providence International Arts Festival, June 11-14, 2015. Below is a long press release from the Mayor’s Office. Also find information at pvdfestival.com: The Providence International Arts Festival Extensive Artist Roster Announced Mayor Elorza Announces Artist […]
Capital Center Commission to continue to review safety improvements to Francis Street at their May 19th Design Review Committee meeting.
A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015, beginning at 5 P.M., for the following purposes.
City Plan Commission Meeting – Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Because we all know what a sure bet big box stores have been over the last decade.
PawSox owners to present stadium plan to the Jewelry District Association.
With spring in the air, the City of Providence and the RI Bicycle Coalition invite you to celebrate Bike to Work Day as part of National Bike Month.
WaterFire will have a partial lighting on Saturday, May 16th – Sunset: 7:59 pm
Developers break ground on Providence surface parking lot
Traffic lights, lane widths, tolls, and more in today’s News & Notes.
The DRC is set to review plans for a new building at 44 Hospital Street at their May 11th meeting.
Photo from Mayor Elorza’s Facebook page Mayor Elorza held a press conference this morning to provide an update on the street sweeping schedule. I asked on Twitter about prohibiting parking during scheduled street sweeping. .@Jorge_Elorza Can street sweeping include parking restrictions? My street got swept but not because of parked cars. — Gr. City Providence […]
The owners of the Old Public Safety Building Memorial Parking Lot™ are seeking a 2-year extension of the non-compliant use at Tuesday’s Zoning Board of Review meeting.