Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District.
Jorge Elorza is a Providence native, former Housing Court Judge, law professor, accountant, and community activist. He grew up on the West End, the son of Guatemalan immigrants, and graduated Classical High School before going on to URI and Harvard Law. The murder of a childhood friend brought him back to Providence from a promising […]
I would like to say that the voters have another option on September 9th. I, Chris Young, am the son of Louise Olga Young and Edward Vincent Young. I have two brothers and one sister. My mother immigrated to the United States form Italy. She worked in the factories making red roses and would come […]
Dr. Dan Harrop is a native of West Warwick, RI. He received his B.A., M.D. and post-doctoral training in Psychiatry at Brown University, and his M.B.A. from Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Retired from nearly 30 years as a faculty member at both the Harvard and Brown University Medical Schools, he is currently a consultant for […]
Parking reforms, millennials in Kansas City, induced demand, and more in today’s News & Notes.
All regular RIPTA buses and trolleys, but excluding special services, will be free on Wednesday, August 27th , 2014.
The proposal, from Baccari’s Royal Oaks Realty LLC, includes apartments, offices and a ground floor “retail/food operation” on Parcel 8, which stretches between Pike Street and Tockwotton Street in Fox Point, he said in an email.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4:30pm.
195 Redevelopment District Commission Meets on Monday, August 18th; Tuesday, August 19th; and Wednesday, August 20th.
CPC to consider street abandonments, land subdivision in Valley, apartments in the West End, and more at August 19th meeting.
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.’
Over the past year, the City of Providence has been working on its Sustainability Plan. The City has released a draft of that plan and is seeking comment from the public.
The developer preparing to renovate the old South Street Power Station near Davol Square into nursing schools, university offices and apartments proposed buying a nearby parcel of former Route 195 land for as much as $2.25 million to build a 150-room hotel, potentially a Starwood Hotels property.
The developers of the former Rhode Island Mall are hoping to open “The Outlets at Rhode Island Mall” late next year.
The $43 million garage would include 1,000 parking spaces and 20,000 square feet of ground level commercial space.
The 195 Commission will review park design features at their August 4th meeting.
Way, way, way back in 2005 in the UrbanPlanet days, Armory Revival had plans for a new building at this site. As with many things in the middle of the last decade, that didn’t happen. Fast forward to today though and Armory Revival is doing a nice renovation of the block.