Today the City announced the transfer of the historic 1921 Bomes Theatre to local developer Fernando Tavares, who will oversee the complete renovation of the theatre into a mixed-use building, which will include retail, office, and reception facility space.
Developer Churchill & Banks made a pre-application presentation to the Downtown Design Review Committee on Monday or a planned building at 580 South Water Street.
PBN reports on plans to renovate the Woolworth Building at the corner of Dorrance and Westminster Streets Downcity.
City Plan Commission Meeting – Fane Tower Rezoning – April 25, 2018View Post
I’ll finally be able to drink a Manhattan at the top of the Biltmore!
Construction ProgressView Post
Edge College Hill II – Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – March 27, 2018View Post
A proposal for an 11-story building at 131 Canal Street is on the agenda for the March 12th Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting.
Edge College Hill 2 made a presentation to the Downtown Design Review Committee (DRC) on January 8th for a 15-story building at 131 Canal Street. They returned to DRC on February 12th with an 11-story design.
Cornish Associates building renovations on Westminster Street, Garrahy Courthouse parking garage, RIPTA’s DTC, and more on the agenda for the February 12th Downtown Design Review Committee meeting.
Providence Preservation Society’s 2018 Most Endangered PropertiesView Post
This action moves this project further along, but it is far from a done deal. The zoning approvals need to be made to reconfigure the lot and allow the height to go way beyond what is allowed by zoning. As far as the zoning is concerned, the 195 Commission is supposed to consider the City’s zoning, but can override it…
15-story building proposal at 131 Canal Street on the agenda of a special meeting of the Downtown Design Review Committee October, 2nd.
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 …
Agenda Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of October 2, 2017 and November 6, 2017 DDRC 2018 Meeting Schedule Annual Election of Vice Chair New Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.46: 131 Canal Street (parking lot) – Public Hearing and Conceptual Design Review – The subject of the hearing will be an application by Steeple Street RI, LLC requesting …
These renderings are what it would look like if an episode of Star Trek was set in Providence. Providence Station
“Our tax credits have made the preservation of our older buildings not only a matter of respect for beauty and history, but of economic good sense.” –President Ronald Reagan in 1984 Press Release from National Trust for Historic Preservation: Today the House Ways and Means Committee released a proposed tax reform bill that eliminates the federal historic tax credit (HTC) …