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Federal Hill/West End/Reservoir Providence Tomorrow Charrettes – May 4-7, 2009

Mayor & City Council Host Providence Tomorrow Neighborhood Charrette Weeklong workshops exploring West End, Federal Hill and Reservoir issues to begin Monday, May 4th at Federal Hill House Mayor David N. Cicilline and the Providence City Council announced plans for the 9th Providence Tomorrow Neighborhood Charrette for the West End, Federal Hill and Reservoir neighborhoods […]

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In the News

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 […]

Elmhurst and Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Plan

Based on the Providence Tomorrow Charrettes that took place last year, the final draft of the Elmhurst and Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Plan is now available for review on the Planning Department’s website. Documents to review include: The neighborhood plan (pdf) The neighborhood plan map (pdf) The list of initiatives (pdf) The City Plan Commission will […]

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Waterplace Park: APA Top 10 Public Space

The American Planning Association has named Waterplace Park one of their Top Ten Great Public Spaces for 2008. Waterplace Park is a good public space of course, and vital to the Renaissance of Providence, and it is great to get the national recognition. However, I for one feel it is still a work in progress […]

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Change.gov

My coworker just pointed me to the website http://change.gov. This is the new website of the President-Elect. Here, Obama lays out all of the proposed plans and changes. Personally, I find this all very exciting. Particularly relevant to GC:PVD is the “Agenda” section on Urban Policy. From the site: The Problem Failing Commitment to America’s […]

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Comment on the Old Public Safety Complex

Workers removing decorative facade elements from the Old Public Safety Complex on July 12, 2007. Dear Members of the Providence ZBR: Greater City Providence writes today to vigorously oppose The Procaccianti Group’s application before you, requesting a use variance to turn this potentially salvageable historic building into a temporary parking lot. Putting aside a moment […]

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