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Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation – April 26-28, 2018

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Registration is open for Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation, planned for Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28. This groundbreaking event is organized by Latinos in Heritage Conservation, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Encuentro is the 33rd Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference and LHC’s 3rd National Convening. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the Commission.

News & Notes

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Historic D.C., mixed-use development, federal transportation bill, and more in today’s News & Notes.

News & Notes

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Federal Transportation bill, historic photos, bikes in Amsterdam, and more in today’s News & Notes.

Providence Subway!?

In Metro Transit Study, Transportation by Jef Nickerson15 Comments

Check out this map posted in our Flickr Group by pdxcityscape: Visit the Flickr Page to see a larger version. That’s a plan for a streetcar system with central subway for Providence from 1914. pdxcityscape writes on Flickr: Proposed Providence Subway Map – 1914 Imagine Providence now if this was built… Around the time that the East Side Streetcar (now …

Capital Ideas: Planning Providence 1636-2020, May 4

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Capital Ideas: Planning Providence May 04, 2011 – June 22, 2011 Providence City Hall Gallery, 2nd Floor 25 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Reception and program: May 4 • 5-7pm Exhibit Times: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Can you imagine zipping around downtown on a monorail train? Rowing a boat in front of the State House? Driving on a …