Providence Business News outlines the development happening in and around the 195 Land in the Jewelry District
Below is a look at the various local news reports about the City Council hearing this week regarding the zoning change requested by The Fane Organization for the proposed Hope Point Tower.
A regular meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101, Providence, Rhode Island, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018, beginning at 5:00 P.M.
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission meets on August 28th.
The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission reviews plans for Bike Facilities Downtown and in the Jewelry District and along the Dean Street Viaduct and Pleasant Valley Parkway at their August 15th meeting.
The Providence Journal reports that the City Planning Commission voted to not recommend approval of rezoning for the proposed Hope Point Tower to the City Council.
City Plan Commission Meeting – May 15, 2018View Post
New renderings of proposed Hope Point Tower by The Fane OrganizationView Post
Providence Preservation Society statement on proposed Fane TowerView Post
City Plan Commission Meeting – Fane Tower Rezoning – April 25, 2018View Post
City Walk Public Meeting – April 14, 2018View Post
The Providence Journal reports on efforts by the Fain Organization to build an up to 470 foot tower on the 195 Land. Approvals are needed by the City Council and General Assembly.
The DTC will run from Rhode Island Hospital to the Providence Train Station and will include enhanced bus shelters with attractive passenger amenities such as seating and digital displays showing real time bus arrival data and other information. These new shelters will complement the City’s broader long-term vision for this area and its plan to convert Washington Street into a two-way, bus-only, transit way. The DTC stop at the Providence Train Station will be integrated into the State’s proposal to construct a new intermodal center there in order to better connect MBTA/Amtrak trains with local transit services.
City Walk Phase I, King Street mixed-use path, Plainfield Street & Pocasset Avenue intersection in Olneyville on the agenda for the February 21st Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meeting.
Cornish Associates building renovations on Westminster Street, Garrahy Courthouse parking garage, RIPTA’s DTC, and more on the agenda for the February 12th Downtown Design Review Committee meeting.
This action moves this project further along, but it is far from a done deal. The zoning approvals need to be made to reconfigure the lot and allow the height to go way beyond what is allowed by zoning. As far as the zoning is concerned, the 195 Commission is supposed to consider the City’s zoning, but can override it…
Items related to the Fane Organization’s Hope Point Tower in the agenda of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission at their January 31st meeting.
From the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development: Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development for the first community meeting and visioning session for the City Walk Project. LEARN about the project SHARE your vision & ideas DISCOVER ways to stay involved INFLUENCE the final project The project will: improve safety for people driving, …