Rhode Island School of Design has started its first newly built residence hall in 30 years.
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.
Brown made a commitment to be a steward of the East Side, if they intend to continue enjoying this status with the city, they should not make a habit of destroying its urban integrity.
Brown & CCRI seek expanded parking, multi-family building on Federal Hill, more at Jan. 19 CPC meeting.
Brown University intends to flatten half of a city block near Thayer Street in the College Hill neighborhood to create a commercial parking lot.
Johnson & Wales University has purchased the former Club Karma at 101 Richmond St. for $1.6 million.
Concerned urbanists will want to check out my post on RI Future’s about a proposed exclusionary zoning provision banning cohabitation of more than three students in a household in zones 1 and 1A.
As reported in PBN and editorialized about in the ProJo, Johnson & Wales University has begun site work on their new academic building. This will be the first thing built on former Route 195 land.
City Plan Commission Meeting – Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Downtown Design Review Committee – Monday, January 12, 2015 – 4:45pm – Department of Planning and Development, 1st Floor Conference Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
Bristol-based Roger Williams University is planning to renovate and lease One Empire Plaza, more than doubling its presence downtown for adult learners when it opens in May of 2016.
Private sector leaders gathered with federal, state and municipal officials in a ceremony Monday to kick off renovations to the Jewelry District’s South Street Power Station, popularly known as the Dynamo House.
In order to make space for the University’s new engineering building — construction of which is set to begin in December 2015, four houses included in the city’s historic district have been slated for demolition.
2014 attendees can expect the largest lineup yet, drawing from fields such as mapping, interactive art, design policy, and DIY biology. The theme this year is wayfinding, describing a collective design process used to solve social challenges.
Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District.
The R.I. Board of Education on Monday unanimously signed off on a proposed 15-year lease for the state’s two nursing schools to move into a new joint facility that would be built inside the decaying former South Street Power Station in partnership with Brown University.
City and University officials announced several planned changes to the Thayer Street commercial district — including new green space, a trash compactor, re-paving and re-lining, signage and changes to curbs — at a press conference Tuesday morning.
Tangled ownership issues and liens make redevelopment of the South Street Power Station complicated. The City considers eminent domain as the developer continues to plan for a 2014 groundbreaking.