Bradford Street safe, for now.

In Developmentby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Image from Google Maps Tonight the Providence City Council did the right thing and voted to send the resolution to abandon a portion of Bradford Street back to committee, meaning it will return to the Planning Department and City Plan Commission for review, as it should have all along. Earlier in the evening, the Public Works Committee of the City …

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In the News: Bradford Street

In Mediaby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Providence Business News: Luxury condo tower plans draw ire The Providence City Council is scheduled to vote July 5 on a street abandonment that would make way for a luxury, high-security condominium tower rising above Interstate 95 at the entrance to Federal Hill. Vista Della Torre is an $80 million, 33-story project at the intersection of Bradford and Federal streets …

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Don’t abandon Bradford Street

In Roadsby Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Last October, hundreds of Providence residents, as well as city employees and elected officials, participated in the week-long kickoff of Providence Tomorrow, a neighborhood planning and growth process that showed that regardless of neighborhood, income or race, Providence residents support the move into the 21st century by making Providence a more urban, more walkable, transit-oriented city, while upgrading the quality …

Proposed: Cedar Street Parking Deck

In Parkingby Jef Nickerson10 Comments

Among the many items on the this week’s City Plan Commission agenda are items 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 all related to a proposed parking deck on Cedar Street on Federal Hill. This proposal is by the Omni Group, who also proposed, and were approved for a 6-story office building and parking structure at the corner of Cedar and …

Update on Garibaldi Park

In Parks/Open Spaceby Jef Nickerson3 Comments

Image from Bing Maps A couple weeks ago a site fence went up around Garibaldi Park on Federal Hill (where the arch is). I recieved this notice from a tentant at West Exchange Center with an explanation of the work happening: Garibaldi Park Revitalization Project Sponsorship Opportunities The Omni Group is proud to formally announce that they have adopted Garibaldi …

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City Plan Commission Meeting – June 19, 2012

In Government, Parking, Roadsby Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

Notice of Regular Meeting Tuesday, June 19, 2012 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development 1st Floor Meeting Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from May 15th 2012 meeting – for action Director’s Report Minor Subdivision 1. Case No. 12-021MI – 54 Locust Street The applicant is seeking preliminary plan approval …

Free holiday parking starts Nov. 26

In Retail, Roadsby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

City of Providence Press Release: Shoppers offered two hours of free parking to make it easier for people to Buy Providence this holiday season PROVIDENCE – Holiday shoppers will be able to park two hours for free in designated commercial districts throughout Providence beginning Friday, November 26th. Mayor David N. Cicilline kicked off the annual parking program to help boost …