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 …
Providence Water Supply Board building, image from Google Street View As the Providence Water Supply Board moves its administration and customer service offices to its new home at an industrial park off Huntington Ave, questions are being asked about the fate of the iconic building that will soon be empty at 552 Academy Avenue. Rumors were flying that La Salle …
Hose Company No. 6, a former popular restaurant at 636 Central Ave., could be coming down to make way for a new Family Dollar store, city officials confirmed this week.
Images of the Fogarty Building being demolished on March 17, 2017.
DRC considers new building at 78 Fountain Street and signage at the Providence Public Library at their March 13th meeting.
What I am absolutely sure of is this. If the City approves a drive-thru on Broadway… well, then we have no right calling ourselves a ‘city’ anymore.
At the December 2015 City Plan Commission meeting, Rhode Island Hospital’s application to amend their Institutional Master Plan to include the demolition of the Pavilion was denied. RIH has appealed, and the appeal will be heard by the Zoning Board of Review this Tuesday. Please join PPS there for a silent protest.
CPC to consider new mixed-use building on Thayer Street at their Feb. 23rd meeting.
The Procaccianti Group is planning to raze the Fogarty Building at 111 Fountain Street to build a new extended stay hotel. Information below is from their submission to the Downtown Design Review Committee (DRC).
Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – Monday, February 8, 2016 – 4:45 PM
Brown made a commitment to be a steward of the East Side, if they intend to continue enjoying this status with the city, they should not make a habit of destroying its urban integrity.
Brown & CCRI seek expanded parking, multi-family building on Federal Hill, more at Jan. 19 CPC meeting.
Brown University intends to flatten half of a city block near Thayer Street in the College Hill neighborhood to create a commercial parking lot.
DRC approves Procaccianti Group plan to demolish the Fogarty Building.
The DRC will consider a proposal to demolish the Fogarty Building at their January 11th Meeting.
Also, how lame are we that we’re giving permission to someone who owns two surface parking lots a block away to tear down yet another building in our city?
City Plan Commission considers Rhode Island Hospital Master Plan and demolition of the Southwest Pavilion again at their December 15th meeting.
Discussion of amendment to Rhode Island Hospital’s Institutional Master Plan – for discussion