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.
Car-free in Helsinki, history of hating cities, ideas from Somerville, and more in today’s News & Notes.
[Boston] Deputy Mayor Henry Scagnoli (seated at right) and unidentified men with jaywalking sign
Historic Images of Kennedy Plaza
1937 film by Chevrolet about traffic lights.
Video touting the removal of Seattle’s streetcars in 1940.
Learn more about the “Inspired Providence” lecture series happening now through November. All events are free.
Notes from the morning session of the Providence Preservation Society Symposium.
Read Providence 375 essays on the city’s website.
Historic D.C., mixed-use development, federal transportation bill, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Federal Transportation bill, historic photos, bikes in Amsterdam, and more in today’s News & Notes.
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 …
Alissa Graham writes about Providence’s Independence Trail.
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 …