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Providence Preservation Society opposes demolition of 4 buildings by Brown University

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The Leonard M. Blodgett and the Edward J. Cushing Houses, photo from PPS An update to the Brown Institutional Master Plan submitted to the Providence City Plan Commission calls for the demolition of 4 historic buildings on the College Hill for the construction of a Performance Arts Center. The Providence Preservation Society opposes the demolition of the buildings. Press Release …

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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – December 19, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from the November 14 2017 regular meeting – for action Adoption of the 2018 meeting calendar Director’s Report Land Development Project – Pubic Informational Meeting 1. Case no. 17-020MA – 37-47 Elmwood Avenue (Master Plan) – Owner and Applicant: Blessing Ekperi – The applicant is seeking master plan approval for …

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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – November 14, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from the October 17 2017 regular meeting – for action Director’s Report City Council Referral 1. Referral 3419 – Rezoning of 234 Bowen Street – The petitioner is requesting to rezone 234 Bowen Street from R-1 to I-2 – for action (AP 10 Lot 546, College Hill) 2. Referral 3420 …

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – October 18, 2017

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Agenda Roll Call Approval of September 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Canal Street Improvements – College Hill, Downtown – Ward 12 (For Action) — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has presented plans to the City for improvements to Canal Street between Smith Street and Washington Street. These plans resulted from the Canal Street Road Safety Assessment previously reviewed by …

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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – August 15, 2017

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Proposed building at 1292 Westminster Street, 4th item on the Agenda. Rendering by ZDS. Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from July 18, 2017, regular meeting – for action Director’s Report Minor Subdivision 1. Case No. 17-016MI – 13 Cushing Street (Preliminary Plan) – The applicant is proposing to subdivide a lot in the R-2 zone …

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City Plan Commission Meeting – July 18, 2017

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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 lots measuring 5,002 SF and …

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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – June 20, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from May 16, 2017 regular meeting – for action Director’s Report City Council Referral 1. Referral 3417 – 763-771 Broad Street/339 Potters Avenue – The applicant is requesting that a portion of 769 Broad Street that is zoned R-3 be rezoned to C-1 so that the lot is consistently zoned …

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – November 16, 2016

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Agenda Roll Call Approval of October Meeting Minutes (For Action) Recommendations for improving Tobey, Ridge, Swiss, and Knight streets north of Broadway– Federal Hill – Ward 13 (For Action) – The BPAC will review their previous recommendations made as part of the discussion of this project at the October 2016 BPAC meeting and issue a set of formal recommendations to …