Downtown Providence Living Tour – September 21, 2013

In Downcity, Housing by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Downtown Providence Living Tour Showcases 9 Properties in the Heart of the City Offering an Up Close and Exclusive Look at the City’s Newest Developments, including the Arcade Providence and Providence G Get the inside view on downtown living! On Saturday, September 21st from 11 AM to 5 PM, The Providence Foundation and Downtown Providence Improvement District will host a …

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Ken Zirkel Photo © provbenson2009

Arcade work!

In Buildings, Downcity by Greater City Providence5 Comments

The good news, it appears work is commencing at the Arcade. The bad news, said work is closing the sidewalk. Of course this sidewalk closure comes just as we have hopes the sidewalk in front of the neighboring 35 Weybosset façade will finally be able to re-open. Though that project was stalled out for a bit, it seems there is …

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PPS 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties

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Today, The Providence Preservation Society released their, 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties List. Let’s take a look: 1. Admiral Ezek Hopkins Homestead 97 Admiral Street, Wanskuck Photo Google Street View 2. Arcade 65 Weybosset Street, Downcity Photo Jef Nickerson

Rumor: “The Hub” to the Arcade?

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Photo by Jef Nickerson We don’t often deal in rumors around here, but this one is too good to let pass. A member of UrbanPlanet UrbanPlanet posted that they had heard that representatives from The Hub were coming to Providence to check out the Arcade as a possible location. The Bay Area Hub describes itself as: The Hub is a …

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What Cheer/What Jeer: January 2009

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Washington Trust What Cheer to Washington Trust for moving from their suburban style drive-thru ridden Washington Street location to a nice urban non-drive-thru location on Westminster. Bonus points for a most excellent sign at the new location. Symmes Maini & McKee Associates What Cheer to Symmes Maini & McKee Associates for their design of the new Blue Cross Blue Shield …

More Arcade Photos…

In Buildings by Bret Ancowitz5 Comments

While there’s a good amount of news for me to post later, I thought that in the interim I would add to the avalanche of Arcade photos with two of my favorites from my own photography collection. Photos by Bret Ancowitz The news on WRNI this morning is that the 8 million dollar renovation is on hold now until a …