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Providence Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – November 6, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12th, July 10th, August 7th, September 11th and October 2, 2017 Old Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.40: Washington Place (Providence Washington Insurance Company Building) – Proposal by the Rhode Island School of Design to construct a new one-story addition on the Steeple Street (north) elevation, and to conduct …

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Providence Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – October 2, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2017, July 10, 2017, August 7, 2017 and September 11, 2017 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.38: 259 Weybosset Street (Commercial Structure) – Proposal by Weybosset, LLC to modify the existing storefronts and to create new window openings on the Snow Street (west) elevation. 2. DRC Application …

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Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – September 11, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2017, July 10, 2017 and August 7, 2017 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.12: 350 Eddy Street (South Street Landing) – Public Hearing – The subject of the hearing will be an application by the CV Properties LLC, requesting a waiver from Providence Zoning Ordinance Section 1607(E), …

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RIFuture.org: Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition: Reclaim our streets for people

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We believe that as proposed, these plans do little to increase access to all users; moreover, the decision to start this work at James Street even as the I-195 Commission has issued specific developer criteria for that stretch of road and riverfront is unfortunate in the extreme. It demonstrates yet again a failure to implement both the city’s and the state’s goals for complete streets and integrated transportation into the actual operations of their agencies.

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GC: Photos

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We haven’t been keeping up very well with all the great photos shared in our Flickr Group. Most of these are from earlier in the spring: Photo © Armadillo Commander Photo © Paul Shelasky

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Tweed Ride PVD – April 28, 2013

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Stylish and well-wheeled gents and ladies enjoy a leisurely bicycle parade through downtown Providence in the city’s first-ever Tweed Ride, complete with tea! The excursion begins at Greater Kennedy Plaza and ends at the RISD Museum for an afternoon viewing of the Museum’s newest exhibition, “Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion.” Tickets to ride are $10 each; $5 for students with valid …