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

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. […]


Not the apartment for you

If you go to public hearings on new development projects often enough, you’ll hear a familiar refrain—the apartments are too small, there’s no garden, too little parking, etc.—which boils down to: “I wouldn’t want to live there.” Well, guess what, not everyone wants to live where you do. Some people live alone, some people have […]


City Plan Commission Meeting – July 18, 2017

Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from June 20, 2017 regular meeting – for action Director’s Report – In memory of Commissioner Meredyth Church Minor Subdivision 1. Case No. 17-016MI – 13 Cushing Street (Preliminary Plan) – The applicant is proposing to subdivide a lot measuring approximately 10,577 SF into two […]


The impacts of where we park

Sometimes cars even have to stop to give way to a car going the other way, helping slow traffic on an otherwise quiet residential street with many children and pets. There’s even a name for this kind of street, a “give-way street.”


2017 Providence 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Image from Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism by Michael Christofaro The City of Providence will celebrate with fireworks, food, music, and more at India Point Park on July 4th. Details from the Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the […]


Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – July 10, 2017

Agenda Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2017 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.12: 350 Eddy Street (South Street Landing) – Public Hearing – The subject of the hearing will be an application by the CV Properties LLC, requesting a waiver from Providence Zoning Ordinance Section 1607(E), Freestanding […]


Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – June 21, 2017

Agenda Roll Call Approval of February 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Approval of May 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Nomination of Commission Chair (For Action) “Fountain Street Bike Lane Improvements” – Downtown – Ward 1 (For Action) — The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding potential improvements to the separated bike lane on Fountain […]


Joint Meeting with the Design Review Committee of the Capital Center Commission – June 14, 2017

Agenda Roll Call Minutes Meeting of April 12, 2017 Designation of Legal Service Provider Parcels 3E, 3W, 4E and 4W: Parking Lots Request for extension of interim parking lot approvals. Parcel 13: Providence Place Mall Proposal to alter the existing sidewalk planter along Francis Street. Intermodal Transit Center This item is for discussion only. No […]