If you go to public hearings on new development projects often enough, you’ll hear a familiar refrain—the apartments are too small, there’s no garden, too little parking, etc.—which boils down to: “I wouldn’t want to live there.” Well, guess what, not everyone wants to live where you do. Some people live alone, some people have big families; some people like …
The DRC reviews plans for a new building at 169 Canal Street at their January 9th meeting.
Plans are proceeding for a multi-story apartment building by Canal Street downtown that would be built on land by Providence Station and across from the Roger Williams National Memorial, according to documents filed with the city’s planning department.
Peregrine Group LLC and city officials expect to announce Tuesday a proposal for a commercial and residential development on nearly 11 acres of prime waterfront property along the Seekonk River and bounded by Division, Water and School streets.
The landmark Union Trust Co. building downtown has been sold to the development group that produced the Providence G complex, with plans to convert its offices to apartments.
City officials say a plan to bring 200 luxury apartments and 30,000 square feet of commercial space to vacant land at 45 Division St. is the big score the downtown has been waiting for.
Housing, Chattanooga, Baseball, tolls, and more in today’s News & Notes.
The Community Development Division will be gathering the input from these meetings and using it to shape future spending and project priorities and to update the City’s Consolidated Plan – which guides the city’s spending on housing and community development.
A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Design Review Committee will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, January 12, 2015, beginning at 11am, for the following purposes
Downtown Design Review Committee – Monday, January 12, 2015 – 4:45pm – Department of Planning and Development, 1st Floor Conference Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
Land value tax in Bridgeport, pedestrian safety, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Private sector leaders gathered with federal, state and municipal officials in a ceremony Monday to kick off renovations to the Jewelry District’s South Street Power Station, popularly known as the Dynamo House.
Second phase of Capitol Cove and alterations to the GTECH Building on the December 10 Capital Center Commission Meeting.
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission voted behind closed doors Monday to sign a purchase and sale agreement with a Texas development firm that specializes in privatized student housing to build a $50-million, six-story housing development that will accommodate 500 renters on the west side of the Providence River.
No more 12′ lanes, parking driving housing costs, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Public market, sea-level rise, commuter rail, and more in today’s News & Notes.
This won’t be car-free urbanist living to be sure, the article describes the development as featuring underground parking with elevator access, but it will give people the option of dipping their toes into the environment of living closely with neighbors, the option to at least consider walking to Garden City to buy groceries or have dinner… a simulacrum of urban living. It is a start.
Family Dollar struggles, tax stabilizations, and more in today’s News & Notes.