On Monday, November 14, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras will join the preservation community to announce new plans for the Providence National Bank Building façade.
DRC to consider 35 Weybosset Street façade and a mural on Washington Street at their September 12th meeting.
ProJo has a story today about the 35 Weybosset Street facade. Of course, the area merchants are still not happy about the state of the facade (crumbling) and the fact that the sidewalk in front of it is closed. Why would they not still be upset? Nothing has changed since last fall when O’Connor Capital Partners, the parcel’s owners, sought …
I don’t know who installed these little cafe tables in the skeleton holding up the 35 Weybosset Street facade, but it is kind of the proof of concept that the structure would make a good platform for public art. Photos by Jef Nickerson
“Ani Od Chai” submitted the following photos of the 35 Weybosset facade to our Flickr Group: All photos (cc) Ani Od Chai. Read more about 35 Weybosset here and here. If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.
Photo by Jef Nickerson Word is that the DRC will not be considering the 35 Weybosset Facade at this month’s meeting, the applicant, O’Connor Properties, has requested a postponement. The next time the DRC may consider this is at the January 11th meeting. In the meantime, let’s take this chance to talk about what some of the options are for …
The good news, it appears work is commencing at the Arcade. The bad news, said work is closing the sidewalk. Of course this sidewalk closure comes just as we have hopes the sidewalk in front of the neighboring 35 Weybosset façade will finally be able to re-open. Though that project was stalled out for a bit, it seems there is …
Garage owner vs. parking lot owner at Zoning Board of Review.
Parking lot in place at 35 Weybosset Street.
BRT in Chicago, parking garage agriculture in Vancouver, and more in today’s News & Notes.
We\’re taking a look back at 2011. What Cheering the good and What Jeering the bad.
Plan to save the Providence National Bank Building façade at 35 Weybosset Street.
More Irene, remnants of Lee, and some drier times in todays GC: Photos.
Today, The Providence Preservation Society released their, 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties List. Let’s take a look: 1. Admiral Ezek Hopkins Homestead 97 Admiral Street, Wanskuck Photo Google Street View 2. Arcade 65 Weybosset Street, Downcity Photo Jef Nickerson
Providence River Pedestrian Bridge Whether you love it or hate it, Providence will soon be getting a new pedestrian bridge over the Providence River. Design firms large and small from around the world entered the competition that led to the winning design. And the competition got people around the city interested in transportation and design. RIPTA Last year we declared …
Before we get into the agenda, let’s talk about what is missing from the agenda, namely 35 Weybosset Street. You may remember that back in November the DRC was asked to consider allowing the demolition of the facade at 35 Weybosset Street. I was not happy about it. The DRC sent the property owner packing telling him to come up …
Occasionally we are sought for comment on this and that in the press or someone writes something nice about us (so far it is all nice). Here’s a sampling of some of the press we’ve appeared in. January 18, 2012 | Providence Business News Five Questions With: Jef Nickerson Jef Nickerson is a Providence-based freelance graphic designer and Internet consultant. …
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