Renderings and plans of the Providence Homewood Suites extended stay hotel proposed for Parcel 12, the so-called “Triangle Parcel” in Capital Center.
Due to the Providence International Art Festival #PVDfest all buses in Kennedy Plaza will be relocated and detours will be in effect this Saturday, June 13th.
The Capital Center Commission will consider a proposal for a hotel on the Triangle Parcel at their June 16th meeting.
The Downtown Design Review Committee meets Monday, June 15th to review plans for 44 Hospital Street in the Jewelry District.
The City Plan Commission meets Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street, First Floor.
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will be meeting June 17, 2015 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street, First Floor.
Brown University’s Center for Computing and Visualization and its CS Department have generously invited us to come experience their brand new, one-of-a-kind virtual reality environment. They call it YURT — Yurt Ultimate Reality Theater — and it’s amazing.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, June 13th – Sunset: 8:21 pm
The Rt. 6/10 Connector would be best redeveloped as a surface boulevard. The RIDOT proposal for bus lanes is what I call “transit oriented decoration” rather than “transit oriented development” because the bus lanes would remain on a raised or sunken highway, which would mean that meaningful transit service would pass over your wards.
Join Mayor Jorge Elorza and the City of Providence for the annual raising of the rainbow flag to officially kickoff the 2015 Rhode Island Pride season! The flag raising will take place at 5:30pm on the steps of the Providence City Hall.
Rhode Works says nothing about any transit goals, RIPTA operating deficits, overcrowded buses, the bus hub money the voters approved, the need for more shelters, bus stop snow removal, speeding up more routes with green light extenders, the Pawtucket train station, the streetcar, or promise even a mile of bike paths.
Join CNU New England for a discussion of the Providence Streetcar project as well as insights from world-class transit systems. Our conversation will explore the potential impacts to Providence, the unique opportunities and challenges for streetcars in New England’s towns and cities, and lessons learned from cities across the world.
Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio expects to submit legislation Thursday that would establish state control over the taxes to be paid on former Route 195 highway parcels in the capital city, creating a 20-year tax-stabilization agreement for private developers and removing the city’s control over what taxes would be paid.
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework.
For 20 years, PPS has culled the annual Ten Most Endangered Properties with the help of concerned neighbors, advocates and preservationists. Each year, these properties have been captured visually by the photography of local artists, helping to tell the stories of these important sites.
WaterFire will have a basin lighting on Friday, May 29th – Sunset: 8:12 pm
Two private developers – Wexford Science & Technology LLC and CV Properties LLC – submitted a proposal last week to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission seeking approval for a million-square-foot-plus multi-use project on parcel 22 and parcel 25 of the vacant former highway land, WPRI.com confirmed Wednesday.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, May 23rd – Sunset: 8:06 pm