Photo from RIDOT’s Facebook page The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, the agency in charge of the $16.97-million project. […] The pedestrian bridge now being built on the piers that once carried the highway will eventually connect a nearly 5-acre park on …
Rendering of Kendall Hotel Group’s proposal for Parcel 1A along the Providence River. [box]A 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 Wednesday, November 15, 2017, beginning at 5:00 P.M., for the following purposes:[/box] I. Public Session Welcoming remarks by Chairperson Davis. Approval …
Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures during Jane’s Walk, a global festival on the first weekend in May! Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk promotes urban literacy by encouraging people to get out and explore their neighborhoods.
At last night’s 195 Commission Meeting, Cambridge, Mass. based GNF Associates presented plans for a 5-story, 52-room boutique hotel at 195 District Parcel 1A on the east bank of the Providence River.
I do not have the time or energy right now to even think or comment on this, but I thought I should leave this here to allow everyone else to comment on it. [box]See also: The Providence Journal – Reaching for sky in Providence: Proposed high-rises include 55-story tower[/box]
Public officials gathered Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of the long-planned pedestrian bridge to connect former Route 195 parcels on either side of the Providence River. The bridge is expected to connect two future city parks to be built on former Route 195 land, connecting the city’s College Hill and Fox Point neighborhoods with downtown.
The fate of a long-delayed pedestrian bridge across the Providence River is back on track, after a flurry in recent weeks of negotiations, meetings and budget deliberations.
Building Bridges is a new movement to activate, celebrate, imagine, and help realize Providence’s future premiere riverfront park and its pedestrian bridge, and THE LAUNCH! is our exciting first event. Together, we can show what an amazing, vibrant public space this can be, and why building our park and bridge is so important!
The process for building a pedestrian bridge connecting the two sides of the Providence River in the I-195 redevelopment district, will move forward this month, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, August 1st – Sunset: 8:05 pm
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, July 18th – Sunset: 8:18 pm
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, June 13th – Sunset: 8:21 pm
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, May 23rd – Sunset: 8:06 pm
Lovely video, although as pointed out on Twitter, it does highlight our surface parking blight.
East Bay, City Hall, waterfront, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
Preventing the river from filling in with natural sediment requires periodic dredging, something neither the city nor state has been eager to finance in recent years. The federal government declined to tap a pool of funds set aside for dredging projects that maintain cargo shipping channels.
Download the Providence Department of Planning and Development’s Providence River Bridge presentation.
The first permanent structure to rise from Providence’s Interstate 195 lands almost certainly won’t be a new office or apartment building, but the long-planned pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River.