Downtown Design Review Committee MeetingNotice of Regular Meeting
Monday, March 13, 2017 4:45pm
Doorley Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903
- Call to Order
- Roll Call
- Meeting Minutes of 1/9/17
1. DRC Application No. 17.07: 66 Fountain Street and 78 Fountain Street (commercial building and parking lot) – Public Hearing – The subject of the hearing will be an application by 78 Fountain JV Owner LLC, to demolish the existing structure located at 66 Fountain Street, and to construct a new 6?story, mixed?use building on the site at 78 Fountain Street. The applicant is requesting a Downtown District Demolition Waiver (Zoning Ordinance Section 1907.2), and a waiver from Zoning Ordinance Section 606.E.1 Building Facades/Ground Floor Transparency. At the conclusion of the hearing, the DDRC will take action with respect to these items.
2. DRC Application No. 17.08: 150 Empire Street (Providence Public Library) – Public Hearing The subject of the hearing will be an application by the Providence Public Library, requesting waivers from Zoning Ordinance Sections 1605.C, Flashing or Animated Signs, 1607.D.2, Electronic Messaging Signs, and 1607.K.2, Wall Signs, which limits the square footage of wall signs in the D?1 Zone. As per Section 1601.D, the DDRC is authorized to grant waivers to sign regulations as part of their review and approval. The applicant is proposing to install an animated LED and mesh screen system to the exterior of the building located at 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI.