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PBN: I-195 commission sets purchase price for Parcel 42 at $3.2M, Hope Point Tower project to move ahead

In 195 Relocation Project, Buildings by Jef Nickerson8 Comments

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…

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ProJo: Long-awaited pedestrian bridge taking shape over Providence River

In 195 Relocation Project, Pedestrians by Greater City Providence2 Comments

Photo from RIDOT’s Facebook page The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, the agency in charge of the $16.97-million project. […] The pedestrian bridge now being built on the piers that once carried the highway will eventually connect a nearly 5-acre park on …

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I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – November 15, 2017

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Rendering of Kendall Hotel Group’s proposal for Parcel 1A along the Providence River. I. Public Session Welcoming remarks by Chairperson Davis. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission meeting held on October 16, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Update and discussion on the proposed development by Waldorf Capital Management on Parcel 30; Vote to consider a reduction in the purchase price …

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I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – October 16, 2017

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I. Public Session Welcoming Remarks by Chairperson Azrack. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meeting Held on September 26, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Presentation by Building Bridges and the Avenue Concept for a proposed sculpture garden on Parcel 1A. Presentation by Bob Burke regarding the proposed Freedom Trail Visitor Center on Parcel 1A. Presentation regarding the proposed development by …

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I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – September 26, 2017

In 195 Relocation Project by Greater City Providence3 Comments

Rendering of proposed Parcel 1A hotel released in April 2017 I. Public Session Welcoming Remarks by Chairperson Azrack. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meeting Held on August 21, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Report and Vote on the District’s Financial Audit by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, Chief Financial Officer, Lisa Lasky and Commission Treasurer Elizabeth Huidekoper. Presentation on …

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ProJo: 195 redevelopment commission OKs temporary parking plan

In 195 Relocation Project by Jef Nickerson5 Comments

Parcels 27 and 28 are on either side of Clifford Street south of Richmond Street. Image from Google Maps Parking issues that have arisen as perhaps the final stumbling block before a development team starts building its planned innovation center and hotel on former highway land were addressed Monday night when the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed to allow temporary …

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Fane Organization Hope Point Tower on 195 Redevelopment District Commission Agenda Today – July 25, 2017

In 195 Relocation Project by Jef Nickerson20 Comments

Rendering of proposed 45-story tower on Parcel 42 by the Fane Organization I. Public Session Welcoming Remarks by Chairperson Azrack. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meetings Held on June 19, 2017 and July 10, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Presentation on the proposed development on Parcel 42 by Jason Fane of The Fane Organization. Presentation by Patricia Adell of …