Waterfront, East Side, RI State Library, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
In the summer of 2012, the Department of Transportation closed the span — along with its narrow and harrowing path for bikers and walkers — to begin the $21.8-million “linear park” project. More than two years later, it’s expected to reopen, largely on schedule, in November.
A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © lddana51two Photo © Hassan Bagheri
Superman, Swan, Iway, Arcade, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
RIDOT is prepared to start work on the long awaited Washington Bridge Linear Park. The park is set to be built on remaining sections of the old Washington Bridge and will connect pedestrians and cyclists from Providence’s India Point Park to the East Bay Bike Path in East Providence. As a result of work, the current passage over the bridge …
A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: The Marcus Aurelius statue at Lincoln Field, with Sayles Hall in the background. College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island. Photo © h ssan See more of h ssan’s photos of Brown in their Architecture of Brown University Flickr photoset. Photo (cc) kd1s
The riverfront, Route 195, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
Downcity, South Side, East Side, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
Heat, Route 195 demo, Brown, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
Letter from the Jewelry District Association to House Speaker Gordon Fox regarding the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission.
The Fox Point Neighborhood Association has expressed their opposition to the 195 land commission
More photos and videos of the Route 195 demolition at Chestnut Street.
All local in today’s News & Notes; Netroots coming to Providence in 2012, firefighter contract deal close, good news in the state budget for Providence, and more.
Governor Chafee and Mayor Taveras led a group including representatives from the University of Maryland on a tour of the Route 195 land today. Video from WPRI.
Great reader photos and videos of the Route 195 demolition.
Video of the Community Forum on Proposed I-195 Redevelopment District.
Harvar seeks private partners to jump start development in the life sciences in Boston. Could Brown follow the same model for development in Providence’s Jewelry District?
Photos of the demolition of the Chestnut Street overpass.