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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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I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – September 26, 2017

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Rendering of proposed Parcel 1A hotel released in April 2017 I. Public Session Welcoming Remarks by Chairperson Azrack. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meeting Held on August 21, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Report and Vote on the District’s Financial Audit by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, Chief Financial Officer, Lisa Lasky and Commission Treasurer Elizabeth Huidekoper. Presentation on …

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Construction starts at Edge College Hill

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View from Memorial Blvd. at Washington St., 169 Canal at center. Press Release from DBVW Architects: DBVW Architects is working closely with Vision Properties on Edge College Hill, a new mixed-use residential project in downtown Providence at the base of College Hill. Located at 169 Canal Street, this new 15-story high-rise will include 202 micro-loft style apartments and first floor …

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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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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – July 19, 2017

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Agenda Roll Call Approval of June 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) “Olney Street Improvements” – College Hill, Mount Hope – Wards 2 and 3 (For Action) — The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding preliminary design plans to restripe Olney Street to include bike lanes. In addition to normal BPAC discussion, this will serve as a public hearing regarding …

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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 …