The Providence Journal reports that the City Planning Commission voted to not recommend approval of rezoning for the proposed Hope Point Tower to the City Council.
WPRI reports that an 80-year-old man was struck and killed crossing Warwick Avenue in Warwick.
WPRI reports: “According to Maj. Rick Rathbun, Anthony Sudduth was trying to take a left hand turn onto Greenwich Avenue from King Street when he lost control of his vehicle.”
City Plan Commission Meeting – May 15, 2018View Post
The DRC reviews facade changes at 275 Westminster Street, signage for the hotel at the Fogarty Building site, and design and waivers for the Edge College Hill 2 project proposed on Canal Street at their May 14th meeting.
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission reviews plans by Post Road Residential, Spencer Providence, and The Carpionato Group for Parcels 2, 5, and 6 at their May 9th meeting.
The Board of Directors of RIPTA has selected Mayor Scott Avedisian as RIPTA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Avedisian, who has served as Mayor of Warwick since 2000, was chair of the RIPTA board from 2012 to 2016. The appointment is pending the successful completion of contract negotiations, RIPTA Board Chairman Wayne Kezirian announced today at a meeting of the board.
Providence Preservation Society statement on proposed Fane TowerView Post
Plant lovers in Greater Providence and beyond mark the start of the growing season each year by the return of SCLT’s Rare & Unusual Plant Sale. The event takes place at City Farm the weekend of May 19-20, 2018. This year’s will be our 26th!
Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures during Jane’s Walk, a global festival on the first weekend in May. Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk encourages people to get out and explore their neighborhoods.
City Plan Commission Meeting – Fane Tower Rezoning – April 25, 2018View Post
The 195 Commission reviews parks and the sale of Parcel 42 to the Fane Organization at their March 29th meeting.
City Walk Public Meeting – April 14, 2018View Post
The Valley Breeze reports: Companies interested in the city’s planned 150-acre transit hub range from residential and corporate developers to start-up manufacturers and light industrial companies.
CNU New England is holding their 2018 Urbanism Summit, CITY LEARNING: How Our Cities and Towns Learn From Each Other, on March 30th at District Hall in Boston.
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 and the use of dryvit in locations downtown at their meeting on April 2nd.
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.