The second part of the photos readers have been sending us over the duration of the storm. This set shows some of the day after.
Archives For Hope Street
Craftland BUY ART Nite!
Every night at Craftland we are here for your art buying needs, but tonight is extra special. Join us to celebrate this year’s 5 Providence artists who have their images on the Buy Art Providence buttons. This year’s artists are Heather Annis, Maria DiFranco, Alison Paul, Quintin Rivera Toro, and Matthew Underwood. Come meet them, see their original artwork on exhibit, raise a glass, and of course shop for one-of-a-kind gifts at Craftland.
Are you ready to have fun? RSVP on Facebook here and bring your friends!
Hope Street Holiday Stroll
Hope Street between Rochambeau Avenue and Sixth Street
4pm-8pm • December 6, 2012
Come feel the cheer on Hope Street for the Holidays! This year’s stroll will be HUGE! Musical trolley rides, hay ride, petting zoo, food trucks, fire jugglers, The Extraordinary Rendition Marching Band, tree and wreath sales, Children’s Film Festival Outdoor, blacksmithing, glassblowing, carolling, pictures with SANTA, local celebrities, Human Dreidel, Holiday Parade, Bar Crawl and MORE!
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If you plan to take RIPTA to Hope Street, be aware Route 42 will be detoured due to the road closure.
Notice of Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – 4:45pm
Department of Planning and Development
1st Floor Meeting Room
444 Westminster Street, Providence
- Call to Order
- Roll Call
- Approval of meeting minutes from April 16th and April 24th, 2012 meetings – for action
- Director’s Report
1. Case No. 12-015MI – 157 Hope Street The applicant is seeking preliminary plan approval to subdivide the existing vacant lot measuring 4,038 SF, into two lots measuring 7,015 SF and 7,023 SF. (College Hill AP 13 Lot 204, R-1) – for action
City Council Referral
2. Referral 3346 Petition to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan – PUBLIC HEARING The petitioner is requesting that the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan be amended so that the Neighborhood/Commercial land use designation is extended to encompass the area bounded by Cushing, Hope, Angell and Thayer Streets on Map 11.2 entitled “Future Land Use.” (College Hill) – for discussion and action
3. Referral 3347 – Petition to amend the Zoning Ordinance Review of proposed changes to the Zoning Ordinance including amending the zoning map to create the C-3 zone for mixed use transit oriented development, changes to dimensional and use regulations, signage and parking. The Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council – for discussion and action
Major Land Development Project
4. Case No. 12-014MA – Cedar Street Parking Structure The applicant is seeking Master Plan Approval to construct a two level parking structure with a total of 317 parking spaces. The structure will occupy the area between Brayton Street and 50 Cedar Street. A portion of Cedar Street and Bond Street is proposed for abandonment to provide access to the parking area. The applicant has proposed Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance amendments to accommodate the development. (Federal Hill AP 26 Lots 67, 166, 167, 171, 176, 178, 182, R-G and D-2) – for action.
See previous proposal: Building proposed at 50 Cedar Street
On Wednesday Schartner Florists, LLC and Acrei, Inc. will present to the Zoning Board of Review plans for a drive-thru coffee shop, operated by Brewed Awakenings, for the site of Clarke Flowers on Hope Street. Below are the drawings submitted for the Zoning meeting obtained by Preserve Providence’s Hope Street.
SCHARTNER FLORISTS, LLC, OWNER AND ACREI, INC., APPLICANT: 394-398 Hope Street, also known as Lots 35 and 36 on the Tax Assessor’s Plat 9, located in a Residential R-3 Three-Family Zone; filed an application seeking relief from Sections 303-use codes 56.1 & 57.2, 604.2 and 607.1 pursuant to Section 200 in the proposed demolition of the existing flower shop (6,545 square feet) and the construction of a new building (2,475 square feet) for a new coffee shop with drive-thru. The applicant is requesting a use variance for this proposal within the residential district and seeks dimensional relief from regulations governing signs. The lots in question together contain approximately 19,624 square feet of land area.
The ZBR meets on Wednesday, March 16th in the Probate Court Room, fifth floor, City Hall, 25 Dorrance Street starting at 5:30pm.
Shop Downcity is running down all the sales happening in the Westminster Street area today on their Facebook page. Check it out or just head Downcity. And don’t forget to pick-up your Downcity Bingo Card for a chance to win prizes for shopping Downcity.
The Hope Street Winter Stroll is next weekend, but the merchants up there are open today for all your local Black Friday shopping.
Find more local merchants at the city’s Buy Providence page.
Shopping for the urbanist
Greater Greater Washington has a run down of great presents for the urbanist in your life (if you’re reading this, that is likely you). And P.S., I’m an urbanist and no one has yet bought me the Lego public transit set.