Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined local businesses representatives and community members to relaunch Providence’s #ThinkPVD campaign encouraging residents and visitors to “think, shop, and buy locally” in the City this holiday season.
At their November 15th meeting, the City Plan Commission will be reviewing a proposal to constructed a 5-story building with ground floor commercial with apartments on the upper-floors at 434 Atwells Avenue on Federal Hill.
Capital Center Commission reviews the State Parking Study at their November 9th meeting.
“Inner Cities,” Obama administration on zoning, I-84, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Urban Greens, Holiday Inn Express, RI Hospital Master Plans among items on the October 18th City Plan Commission agenda.
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.
Street abandonment, RISD Institutional Master Plan update, parking, and more on the agenda for the the August 16th City Plan Commission meeting.
In wee-hours of Saturday morning, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed a bill to speed the construction of a parking garage in Providence, but failed to provide funding for a proposed commuter rail station in Pawtucket / Central Falls.
Agenda Roll Call Minutes – Meeting of April 13, 2016 Parcel 3S: One Citizens Plaza – Proposal to install a new exterior door, stair and landing on the east side of the building Parcels 3E and 3W: parking lots – Proposal to install new urban landscaping Parcel 1: Union Station Parking Lot – Request for Extension of Parking Attendant Booth …
Projects on Thayer Street, in Mt. Hope, on the West Side, and at Rhode Island Hospital on the May 17th City Plan Commission agenda.
Request for approval of Phases 2 and 3 of the proposed improvement plan for sidewalk and landscape modifications along the mall’s frontage on Francis Street, and proposed changes to the former JC Penny building façade (south elevation) and Park Street and Hayes Street garage entrances.
The 10-story building would contain 144 studio and one-bedroom apartments with ground floor retail. It appears to be targeting the student market. As far as I can tell, the plan is for no on-site parking with ample bike parking provided within the building.
DRC to review two projects which potentially will be built on existing surface parking lots.
Ljubljana becomes Europe’s ‘green capital,’ jaywalking fines in Nova Scotia, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Brown made a commitment to be a steward of the East Side, if they intend to continue enjoying this status with the city, they should not make a habit of destroying its urban integrity.
Brown & CCRI seek expanded parking, multi-family building on Federal Hill, more at Jan. 19 CPC meeting.
Brown University intends to flatten half of a city block near Thayer Street in the College Hill neighborhood to create a commercial parking lot.
More than a year after Rhode Island voters overwhelmingly approved a $35-million bond for two new downtown bus hubs, state officials are only now beginning to fill in details of the projects.