The City Plan Commission will consider changes to Brown University’s Master Plan in relation to a proposed performing arts center and proposed student living and wellness building at their meeting on March 20th.
The Providence Journal reports on efforts by the Fain Organization to build an up to 470 foot tower on the 195 Land. Approvals are needed by the City Council and General Assembly.
WPRI reports: One person was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle early Monday morning. The crash occurred just after midnight near the intersection of Dean Street and Broadway.
Edge College Hill II – Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – March 27, 2018View Post
New Commission member, dredging of the Basin and Providence River, State House Lighting, Intermodal Center, and more on the March 21st agenda of the Capital Center Commission.
In the two years since our last Power of Place Summit, Rhode Island has experienced some very positive developments. Our economy is stronger, cranes are once again on the downtown skyline, our quality of place is the subject of numerous magazine articles and new companies and industries are choosing our state as a place to locate, create jobs and grow.
Registration is open for Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation, planned for Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28. This groundbreaking event is organized by Latinos in Heritage Conservation, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Encuentro is the 33rd Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference and LHC’s 3rd National Convening. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the Commission.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Planning and Development, and JUMP Bikes invite the community to four bike share program open house events to be held March 19-21. Bike share is a fun, affordable and convenient transportation option for short, one-way trips throughout the City. At these events residents will learn more about bike share, see an e-bike, and provide feedback on bike share station locations that would best serve their transportation needs.
There has been an alarming number of crashes involving pedestrians in the last few weeks; including in Providence, Dartmouth, Taunton, and West Greenwich.
Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night. According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time. The 32-year-old …
The DTC will run from Rhode Island Hospital to the Providence Train Station and will include enhanced bus shelters with attractive passenger amenities such as seating and digital displays showing real time bus arrival data and other information. These new shelters will complement the City’s broader long-term vision for this area and its plan to convert Washington Street into a two-way, bus-only, transit way. The DTC stop at the Providence Train Station will be integrated into the State’s proposal to construct a new intermodal center there in order to better connect MBTA/Amtrak trains with local transit services.
Zoning change, street abandonment, Land Development, and more up for consideration at the February 20th City Plan Commission Meeting.
Providence Preservation Society’s 2018 Most Endangered PropertiesView Post
Providence Preservation Society will hold its Winter Bash fundraiser, a three- time Best of RI award winner, on Saturday, March 3 from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. at ALCO, 317 Iron Horse Way. Now in its 15th year, the themed celebration showcases the potential in old city buildings and forwards the PPS mission to improve Providence through historic preservation and thoughtful design and planning.
Items related to the Fane Organization’s Hope Point Tower in the agenda of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission at their January 31st meeting.
15-story building proposal at 131 Canal Street on the agenda of a special meeting of the Downtown Design Review Committee October, 2nd.
Gov. Raimondo at the 6/10 project kick-off event. Photo: RIDOT RIDOT hosted a kick-off event for the 6/10 Connector project this morning. Press release from RIDOT: Governor, Senators Reed and Whitehouse, and Providence Officials Join RIDOT to Kick Off Long-Awaited 6-10 Interchange Project Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge …
The Leonard M. Blodgett and the Edward J. Cushing Houses, photo from PPS An update to the Brown Institutional Master Plan submitted to the Providence City Plan Commission calls for the demolition of 4 historic buildings on the College Hill for the construction of a Performance Arts Center. The Providence Preservation Society opposes the demolition of the buildings. Press Release …