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In GC: Photos by Greater City Providence2 Comments

A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Mycophagia Photo © provbenson2009

“My Time With The Mayor” Community Meetings Schedule

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My Time With The Mayor Mayor Taveras and City Hall directors will meet monthly with residents across the city. Mayor Angel Taveras is pleased to continue My Time with the Mayor, a monthly opportunity for the Mayor and senior members of his administration to meet with citizens from every neighborhood in the City. At each My Time with the Mayor …

City Plan Commission Meeting (June 15th)

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PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010 4:45 PM Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 OPENING SESSION Call to Order Roll Call Approval of meeting minutes from May 11th 2010- for action PROVIDENCE TOMORROW 1. Downtown Plan and Knowledge District Study Presentation of progress on the Downtown …

Pleasant Valley Parkway Improvements Public Hearing (02/08)

In Roads by Jef Nickerson3 Comments

Google StreetView Bike Providence reports that there will be a hearing on February 8th to look at improvements to Pleasant Valley Parkway. Early word is that the new plan calls for one-way movement on each side of the stream, removal of one car lane, and addition of bike lanes on each side. It would end up looking like a small-scale …

City Plan Commission Meeting (01/19)

In Uncategorized by Greater City Providence4 Comments

PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010 4:45 PM Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 OPENING SESSION Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: December 1st and 15th, 2009 Approval of the CPC meeting schedule for the 2010 calendar year Designation of Recording Secretary CITY …

City Plan Commission Meeting (12/15)

In Waterfront by Greater City Providence2 Comments

PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009 – 4:45 PM Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Providence Public Safety Complex Dean and Washington Streets, Providence OPENING SESSION Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: November 17, 2009 Approval of the CPC meeting schedule for the …

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City Plan Commission Meeting – September 15, 2009

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Notice of Regular Meeting • Tuesday, September 15, 2009 • 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes: August 18, 2009 Director’s Report Discussion with commission members to determine schedule and dates for presentation of future neighborhood plans. Land Development Project 1. …

GC: Photos – closingatnever

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Still catching up with submissions to our Flickr Group, this time from closingatnever. Cold Water District, Bath St, Smith Hill area | Photo © closingatnever from Flickr The bay near Save The Bay | Photo © closingatnever from Flickr Escalator at the Westin | Photo © closingatnever from Flickr If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group …

Smith Street Update

In Development, Retail by Matthew Coolidge14 Comments

Despite some tough economic times, there have been a lot of positive changes on Smith Street in the last year and in the last few months in particular. Smith Street is one of those streets that has amazing potential to be a great urban masterpiece with shops and services lining its curbs all the way to North Providence and great …

LibertyFest!!! – 2009

In Events by David Rocha5 Comments

To learn about the 2012 LibertyFest, visit the Facebook event page. The July 4th weekend comes upon us once again, and like many other traditions of our day, Smith Hill will be host to the grandest neighborhood party in all the land, the 10th annual LibertyFest! This annual event hits it’s decade mark this year, and will be located in …

Retail Update: Snookers & More…

In Retail Updates by Bret Ancowitz14 Comments

Snookers: I’m not sure how “old news” this is, but Snookers sports bar is listed to be “coming soon” at about 44 Ashburton Street on the other side of the 95 overpass from Kelly’s Car Wash. It’ll be right next to the, um, antique store and near the, um, Subway, and the, um, Marriott hotel and the, um, Mathematics Society, …

The Curious Case of the Missing Manhole Cover

In Reader Submissions, Roads by Greater City Providence4 Comments

Reader submitted photos A reader writes to tell us of this manhole cover which has been missing since at least January 21st. The manhole in question is on Bernon Street at Candace Street next to the Smith Hill Public Library. Our reader says he contacted Public Works about this on the 21st and spoke with someone at the city on …

New Facility at the PVD VA Hospital

In Buildings by Bret AncowitzLeave a Comment

According to several media reports, the Providence Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital has just broken ground on a 6.1 million dollar Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine on the medical center’s Smith Hill campus (the relatively recent outpatient care center is in the VA’s photo above with the main hospital building behind). The center will focus on cutting edge research and …

REBOOT: Dean Street Interchange and Viaduct

In Reboot by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Click image to enlarge [box style=”red”]REBOOT is an occasional series of posts on GC:PVD where we identify areas of the city that display poor urbanism and propose ways to improve them. Our interventions may be simple and quite easily realized, or they may at times be grand and possibly take years or decades to complete. Either way, we hope they …