Greater City Providence

Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – May 13, 2013

[alert type=”muted”]Notice of Regular Meeting • Monday, May 13, 2013 – 4:45pm
Department of Planning and Development, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 444 Westminster Street, Providence[/alert]

drc-roundOpening Session

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes of October 15, 2012 and November 5, 2012
  • Acceptance of DDRC 2013 Meeting Schedule
  • Annual Election of Vice Chair

New Business


This building at 44 Hospital Street would be razed to make way for a 6-story apartment building. Image from Bing Maps

1. Pre-Application Review: 44 Hospital Street – Proposal to demolish the existing building and construct a new 6-story apartment building. This item is for discussion only. No action will be taken by the DRC at this meeting.


[alert type=”muted”]See Also: Providence Business News: Architecture firm files plans for Hospital St. apartments[/alert]

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.


  • If only there were some empty space near that building so that they didn’t have to tear it down….

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