Mayor Elorza today vetoed the proposed zoning change for Hope Point (aka Fane) tower. Below is the letter transmitted to the City Council with the veto.
Category - Zoning
News Round-Up: Fane Tower
Below is a look at the various local news reports about the City Council hearing this week regarding the zoning change requested by The Fane Organization for the proposed Hope Point Tower.
New renderings of proposed Hope Point Tower by The Fane Organization
The new design for the building is similar in function, but a strong departure in form from previously released designs. The proposed building would be a 46-story (up to 600?) tall tower sitting on top of a 6-story...
Providence Preservation Society statement on proposed Fane Tower
he City Plan Commission will review a proposal to rezone 195 Parcel 42 to allow for the construction of a residential tower, known as Hope Point Tower, by the Fane Organization of New York. The Providence Preservation...
City Plan Commission Meeting – Fane Tower Rezoning – April 25, 2018
Among other items, the City Plan Commission will be reviewing plans by the Fane Organization to rezone 195 Parcel 42 to allow for a 600 foot building at their April 25th meeting.
City Plan Commission Meeting – December 15, 2015
City Plan Commission considers Rhode Island Hospital Master Plan and demolition of the Southwest Pavilion again at their December 15th meeting.
James Kennedy: Providence City Council pushes for exclusionary zoning limiting student housing
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.
City Plan Commission Meeting – June 16, 2015
The City Plan Commission meets Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street, First Floor.
Old Public Safety Building Memorial Parking Lot™ seeks 2-year extension
The owners of the Old Public Safety Building Memorial Parking Lot™ are seeking a 2-year extension of the non-compliant use at Tuesday’s Zoning Board of Review meeting.
Public Zoning Ordinance Training Session – February 3, 2015
The City of Providence Department of Planning and Development invites interested members of the public to attend a zoning training session on Tuesday, February 3rd at 5:00pm at 444 Westminster Street in the first floor...
Zoning for 210 West Exchange
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...
New Providence Zoning Ordinance effective December 24, 2014
Lots of information to digest in this new ordinance, some highlights as we see it; no parking minimums downtown, parking maximums in designated transit oriented development areas, special provisions for neighborhood...
City Plan Commission, Special Meeting – September 30, 2014
Review of Re: Zoning Providence: Review of the recent requests and staff recommended changes proposed to the zoning ordinance
City Plan Commission Meeting – July 29, 2014
The City Plan Commission meets on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street.
Olneyville development and Atwells demolition appeal on the June 25, 2014 Zoning Board of Review agenda
The proposed McDonald's and Family Dollar development and an appeal of the decision to demolish the GE plant on Atwells Avenue are on the Zoning Board of Review agenda.
Providence seeks comments on proposed Re:Zoning through July 7th
Wednesday evening Mayor Taveras and the Planning Department presented the final draft of the proposed rezoning plan for the City of Providence. The City is accept comments on the plan through July 7th. After that it...
Re:Zoning Providence Public Meeting – June 11, 2014
Mayor Angel Taveras will introduce the City of Providence’s proposed new Zoning Ordinance at a public, Wednesday, June 11 at 6 p.m.
Parking Lot-ification in Wanskuck
At their May 28th meeting, the Zoning Board of Review will consider a proposal by Manni Realty and Admiral Smith Realty, LLC (owners of the building LaSalle Bakery on Admirial is in) to demolish three residential...