The plan would create a four-story, 300,000-square-foot building with modern efficiencies, suitable for retail, office and residential space, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. The mill’s cast iron stairs, doors and bricks will be incorporated into a new structure.
Today the Capital Center Commission approved plans for a new building in Capital Center, the second phase of Capitol Cove, now dubbed, The Commons at Providence Station.
Second phase of Capitol Cove and alterations to the GTECH Building on the December 10 Capital Center Commission Meeting.
Did you look at the new zoning map and see a little piece of downtown zoning floating by itself on the back side of Federal Hill? I’m told this piece of downtown zoning in the midst of an otherwise mixed-use manufacturing zone was created by the City Council for a proposed development at 210 West Exchange Street.
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission voted behind closed doors Monday to sign a purchase and sale agreement with a Texas development firm that specializes in privatized student housing to build a $50-million, six-story housing development that will accommodate 500 renters on the west side of the Providence River.
Jan A. Brodie expects there’ll be a groundbreaking in 2015 on the vacant former highway land in the heart of the capital city, but she unveiled a holiday wish list Friday afternoon for what she thinks would push forward pending development projects.
As we prepare to usher in a new adminstration in City Hall, we should commit ourselves to spending the next four-years on a cohesive plan to expand jobs and industries along our waterfront, and integrate that development holistically into the rest of the city and yes, the region.
I’ve been hearing the same refrain lately when it comes to less than stellar development proposals in Providence, ‘it may not be great, but it is better than what is there now.’
The City Plan Commission meets on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street.
This won’t be car-free urbanist living to be sure, the article describes the development as featuring underground parking with elevator access, but it will give people the option of dipping their toes into the environment of living closely with neighbors, the option to at least consider walking to Garden City to buy groceries or have dinner… a simulacrum of urban living. It is a start.
The Carpionato Group, who recently submitted a proposal to the 195 Commission to develop the former highway land, has to date not developed a previous acquisition of prime Providence real estate — the former historic Fruit and Produce Warehouse.
The Route 195 Redevelopment District Commission’s policy not to identify developers who propose buying public land is more secretive than policies of other state agencies.
Providence is encouraging transit-oriented development in two neighborhoods most residents may not associate with transportation or potential growth.
City Plan Commission reviews Re: Zoning Providence, Manton development, and a West End lot rezoning at their February 25th meeting.
A proposal for automobile-centric buildings in Olneyville Square sets back the efforts to rehabilitate it into a place that caters to the area’s large population of car-free residents.
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.
The City Plan Commission will review plans to build a new Mc’Donald’s in Olneyville Square in a building set back from the street by parking with a drive-thru.
City Plan Commission to review South Street Power Station plan, Re:Zoning at December 17th meeting.