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ProJo editorializes support for nursing school in the Jewelry District

In 195 Relocation Project, Development by Greater City Providence2 Comments

Kudos to Governor Chafee for sliding into his fiscal 2014 budget proposal $500,000 in state money for design work for an advanced-nursing school in Providence’s Knowledge District. (We still much prefer the more charming and evocative term “Jewelry District.”) The school would be a joint venture of Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island.

Building Brown… and URI… and RIC

In 195 Relocation Project, Colleges/Universities by Jef Nickerson5 Comments

One of our Facebook fans shared this link with us. A 40-minute video of Brown University’s assistant vice president for planning, design and construction, Michael McCormick discussing Browns recent campus building and near future plans, including much on the Jewelry District plans. There is a link to a 10-minute condenced version to give you the gist of what he had …