If you go to public hearings on new development projects often enough, you’ll hear a familiar refrain—the apartments are too small, there’s no garden, too little parking, etc.—which boils down to: “I wouldn’t want to live there.” Well, guess what, not everyone wants to live where you do. Some people live alone, some people have big families; some people like …
Tour 11 downtown apartment buildings, all in one afternoon! On Saturday, June 10th from 11AM to 5PM
A developer is planning to construct a six-story building on what is now a downtown parking lot with residences upstairs, a restaurant facing Fountain Street and a 5,000- to 10,000-square-foot grocery store fronting Washington Street.
The City Plan Commission meets January 17th to review plans for Meeting Street School, Moses Brown School, Lenox Avenue, and Atwells at Knight.
Providence City Plan Commission Notice of Regular Meeting – Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 4:45pm – Joseph Doorley Municipal Building, 1st Floor Meeting Room – 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
A proposal by the Carpionato Group for 776 parking spaces and 459 residential units at 100 Harris Avenue (aka the Old Fruit and Produce Warehouse) is on the City Plan Commission Agenda for their meeting on December 20th.
195 Commission discusses matters related to Hope Point Towers, Chestnut Commons, and the Wexford project at their meeting this afternoon.
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.
Wexford Science & Technology and CV Properties LLC presented their plans for a mixed-use residential, hotel, office, and laboratory development on 195 parcels 22 and 25 to the 195 Commission earlier this week.
Did you look at the new zoning map and see a little piece of downtown zoning floating by itself on the back side of Federal Hill? I’m told this piece of downtown zoning in the midst of an otherwise mixed-use manufacturing zone was created by the City Council for a proposed development at 210 West Exchange Street.
ProJo reports on the 195 Commission’s preparations for marketing the developable land in the 195 District.
The existing 3-story building on the one-acre lot now houses Vanity Restaurant. That portion of the development will house commercial tenants with the existing 11,000-square-foot structure expanded to 40,000 square feet of commercial space. The residential portion of the project will be new construction that includes 52 one- and two-bedroom apartments, including two penthouse suites. It will also have a …
Wetlands as hurricane protection, two-tiered property taxes, and more in today’s News & Notes.
AS220 Mercantile Block Sneak Preview Sunday, June 6, 1pm-3pm Enter at 131 Washington Street AS220’s new live studios ar the Mercantile downtown Providence are expected to be ready by the October. If you are interested in a live space in this beautifully restored building, join us for our open house. Tours, rental informtation and applications available. More info See also, …