A four-story downtown office building near Johnson & Wales University is being converted to apartments and retail space.
Safer streets, maintaining buildings, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Way, way, way back in 2005 in the UrbanPlanet days, Armory Revival had plans for a new building at this site. As with many things in the middle of the last decade, that didn’t happen. Fast forward to today though and Armory Revival is doing a nice renovation of the block.
The R.I. Board of Education on Monday unanimously signed off on a proposed 15-year lease for the state’s two nursing schools to move into a new joint facility that would be built inside the decaying former South Street Power Station in partnership with Brown University.
Downtown Design Review Committee to review proposals for the Arnold (“Narrow”) and Alice buildings at their April 14 meeting.
PBN reports on the financial package sought by the owners of the Superman Building to assist with the building’s redevelopment.
Providence Business News reports on renewed efforts to redevelop the Pawtucket and Central Falls riverfronts.
WPRI reports on efforts to jumpstart the redevelopment of the Superman Building.
ProJo reports on the 195 Commission’s preparations for marketing the developable land in the 195 District.
A new building was constructed on the surface lot next to the Drunken Clam in Quahog.
The PRA announces the transfer of ownership and redevelopment of the ‘Narrow Building’ on Washington Street. Plans are for 3 apartments and 2 retail units in the iconic structure.
City Plan Commission to review South Street Power Station plan, Re:Zoning at December 17th meeting.
Grist: States promise to sell one new EV for every 24 people by 2025 They’re starting to step up. Eight states that represent, according to the New York Times, “a quarter of the national car market” just announced they’re going to work together on creating a better system for drivers of electric vehicles. They are, in descending order of population …
Waterfront access, auto-dependency and the elderly, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Detroit from Canada. Photo (cc) Patricia Drury Spacing: Converting Alleyways to Livable Laneways and Country Lanes Asphalt paving was removed and replaced with “structural grass,” rigid plastic honeycomb cells sprinkled with ordinary lawn seed and nurtured into green swaths. Concrete strips were embedded on two sides, creating a durable driving surface. Permeable brick pavers were installed in driveways and at …
Brown University will present information on the proposed redevelopment of the South Street Power Station at the Jewelry District Association Meeting on Tuesday, July 9th. The meeting is open to the public, you need to be buzzed into the building for entry. [box style=”blue”]Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 • 4:00pm- 5:30pm Brown Continuing Education Building 200 Dyer Street, Classroom 131/133[/box]
The University plan includes student housing, retail, a URI/RIC nursing school, administrative offices for the University, a new parking structure, and additions to the riverwalk. The vacant South Street Power Station would be a redeveloped, student housing built on a parking lot along Point Street, and the parking garage across Point Street. [box style=”alert”]Update: Brown has a Press Release up …
The Providence Redevelopment Agency on Thursday will discuss the possibility of buying the three-story building at 94 Washington St.