Today the City announced the transfer of the historic 1921 Bomes Theatre to local developer Fernando Tavares, who will oversee the complete renovation of the theatre into a mixed-use building, which will include retail, office, and reception facility space.
A four-story downtown office building near Johnson & Wales University is being converted to apartments and retail space.
The Providence Public Library is planning a major renovation to their Empire Street building.
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework.
Yesterday the DRC quickly reviewed and approved a plan by new owners Dave Stem and Lori Quinn to renovate the iconic George C. Arnold (aka Narrow) Building on Washington Street.
PBN reports on the financial package sought by the owners of the Superman Building to assist with the building’s redevelopment.
Participating businesses are eligible to receive reimbursements for 50-percent of eligible storefront costs, up to $10,000. The city’s Department of Economic Development will assist small businesses that wish to make changes to their exterior storefronts, including awnings, signage, windows, doors, permanent landscaping, and façade improvements. The program is open to small businesses with 18 or fewer full-time employees.
The State has received bids to renovate the historic Cranston Street Armory into state offices.
A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © lddana51two Photo © Hassan Bagheri
On Thursday, May 30, the Rhode Island School of Design will host a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the three-year construction project for the renovation of its illustration studies building. – Providence Business News
Depending on retailer demands, Winstanley said the building could house either two or four large stores.
The Teste Block, part of the ProvidenceG residential project on Dorrance Street at Weybosset Street has been unwrapped. And it appears to already have some graffiti on it. Sigh.
Seven months after unveiling a plan to transform the landmark Arcade building into a mix of retail and loft apartments, the owner of America’s oldest indoor mall says the project is taking shape. Evan Granoff, of 130 Westminster Street Associates LLC, says four “unique” restaurants and 14 other small retail shops may occupy the first floor of the 1828 granite …
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Teste Block at Dorrance and Weybosset Streets Last month the Old Narragansett Hotel Garage was wrapped in plastic and now looks gorgeous! Today the adjoining Teste Block Building is getting wrapped and I can’t wait to see what it looks like when the wrapping comes down. All this building wrapping is part of an on-going project to convert all the …
The Downcity Design Review Committee looks at the Narrow Building and Westminster Square on Monday, November 14th.
Community Works Rhode Island has acquired a significant historic residence at 514 Broadway, to be renovated as five affordable condominium units. January 24, 2011, Providence, RI – Community Works Rhode Island (CWRI) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the architecturally significant building at 514 Broadway in Providence, RI. CWRI will renovate this neglected and foreclosed property into five condominium …
Rendering by Saccoccio & Associates Architects Back in March Coastway Community Bank first appeared before the DRC to seek permission to renovate the old Washington trust location on Washington Street and move from their Greene Street location. I saw some renderings around that time, Coastway was back at DRC that April, then I heard nothing about it and had pretty …
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