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Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – August 15, 2016

Downtown Design Review Committee
Notice of Regular Meeting
Monday, August 15, 2016 4:45pm
Doorley Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room
Providence, RI 02903

drc-roundOpening Session

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes of July 11, 2016

New Business

1. DRC Application No. 16.21: 201 Washington Street (Trinity Repertory Company) – Public Hearing – The subject of the hearing will be an application by Trinity Repertory Company, requesting a waiver from Zoning Ordinance Section 1607(K), Wall Signs, which limits the square footage of wall signs in the D?1 Zone. The applicant is proposing to install a painted wall sign on the north elevation of the building, which exceeds the maximum size allowed.


225 Weybosset Street. Image from Google Streetview

2. DRC Application No. 16.24: 225 Weybosset Street (Commercial Building) – Proposal by HM Ventures 8 LLC, to replace existing storefronts and doors, and to remove existing fire escapes.

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Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – November 5, 2012

Notice of Regular Meeting • Monday, November 5, 2012 – 4:45pm
Department of Planning and Development, 1st Floor Meeting Room, 444 Westminster Street, Providence

Opening Session

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes of October 15, 2012

New Business

1. DRC Application No. 12.32: 66-68 Kennedy Plaza Proposal to construct a new ramp in the right-of-way on the Kennedy Plaza elevation of the building.

2. DRC Application No. 12.37: 10 Kennedy Plaza (Bank of America City Center) Proposal to replace the existing chain link fencing with new metal fencing.

3. DRC Application No. 12.39: 170 Washington Street (parking lot) Proposal to paint a large mural on an adjacent brick wall facing Washington Street.

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RISCA/RIDOT seek muralist for Route 195 project

195 Mural

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the Rhode Island Council on the Arts are seekiing a muralist for a section of highway wall along Route 195 in East Providence. Please see below for more information and where to find a copy of the RFQ.

The Department of Transportation is seeking proposals from qualified outdoor Muralists for professional services related to the painting of a mural on a wall along Interstate 195 in East Providence. This is part of a project spearheaded by the Governor’s office, in which RISCA has been involved in providing input and feedback.

The mural design has been selected by a committee and is included in the RFP, which can be found here. This project needs to be completed by May 25, 2012.

A Pre-Proposal Meeting to review the RFP and ask questions of DOT staff is set for March 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM at the Rhode Island Department of Transportation – Traffic Management Center Conference Room located at 2 Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02903. For more information please contact Lori Fisette at (401) 222- 3260 Ext. 4401.


Downcity Design Review Committee Meeting (35 Weybosset Façade on agenda) – September 12, 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011 – 4:45pm
Department of Planning and Development
1st Floor Meeting Room
444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903


Opening Session

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 15, 2011

New Business

35 Weybosset Street

1. DRC Application No. 11.12: 90, 102 and 110 Westminster Street & 35 Weybosset Street (undeveloped lot with remaining façade of 35 Weybosset Street)
Proposal to relocate the structural steel supporting the Weybosset Street façade from the right-of-way to the interior of the lot, and to conduct repairs to the façade.

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Hot Dog Heaven
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Brown University boat house
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Providence sunset
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Shepard Fairey Mural
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