Mayor Angel Taveras and Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda announced today that RISD will more than double its annual payments to the City of Providence. RISD will contribute $2.75 million over 11 years, in addition to payments the prestigious arts school is already making under the terms of a separate 2003 memorandum of understanding, which is not …
Brown University Gate. Photo (cc) thurdl01 From the Mayor’s Office: Mayor Taveras, Brown University Announce New $31.5 Million Agreement Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Mayor credits Governor Chafee’s statesmanship to bring parties back to the table; partnership between capital city and university to bring Brown’s annual payment to nearly $8 million this year. – In the historic State Room at the …
Johnson & Wales presented their proposal for a parking garage on the corner of Richmond and Pine Streets at last night’s Downcity Design Review Committee meeting, and we have the renderings to look over. Let’s get to it. As it turns out, it is actually quite nice, as garages go, it is even quite nice as far as buildings go. …
A farmer’s market comes to Brown University’s Ship Street Square in the Jewelry District.
A new business-school building is at the heart of Johnson & Wales University\’s latest downtown-campus expansion plans, which also include a new technology-school building, dorms and offices.
Update 06/22/2012: Union Studio Architects has updated the proposed 257 Thayer Street Building. PBN: Thayer Street apartment project redesigned “We worked hard to break the scale down into elements that were legible at the street,” said Union Studio principal Donald Powers. “There is a section that responds to Thayer, a section that responds to Euclid, Meeting and Brook. Probably the …
Johnson & Wales University has plans for an 800-car parking garage on Richmond Street. Construction to commence this fall.
Mayor Angel Taveras warns of receivership and bankruptcy if Providence cannot get concessions from retirees and non-profits.
Brown University is renovated the building at 200 Dyer Street to house it’s Continuing Education office.
Brown begins work on Ship Street Square. Badly needed outdoor open space in the Jewelry District.
Work on Weybosset Street at PPAC Square is chugging right along.
City Plan Commission Meeting, July 19
Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep season is underway now.
Now when someone is required to plant street trees, this is what I want to see. Those are all brand new trees on the left outside the soon to open Brown Medical School in the Jewelry District. Not only are there numerous large new trees here, the parking lane has been removed to widen the sidewalk! I’m pretty sure these …
All local in today’s News & Notes; Netroots coming to Providence in 2012, firefighter contract deal close, good news in the state budget for Providence, and more.
Harvar seeks private partners to jump start development in the life sciences in Boston. Could Brown follow the same model for development in Providence’s Jewelry District?
RISD’s Farnum Hall met its demise today.
Downcity Design Review Committee reviews projects by Brown, 38 Studios, and at the Teste Block and Narragansett Garage on Dorrance Street.