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Assembly Bill would rename Iway bridge for late architect William Warner

In 195 Relocation Project by Jef Nickerson4 Comments

Iway bridge viewed from the Hurricane Barrier A bill (H 6029) before the General Assembly would rename the Route 195 Iway bridge over the Providence River for late architect William Warner. Warner, who passed last summer, is perhaps best known for the napkin sketch that eventually resulted in the relocation of the rivers and the creation of Waterplace Park. Fittingly, …

Updated: The passing of William Warner

In People by Jef Nickerson4 Comments

The famous napkin, courtesy of Providence Preservation Society. Click to enlarge. I’m away from my computer and attempting to post from my phone for the first time. I thought it was important to note the passing of architect William Warner. As I don’t have the opportunity to write something myself at the moment, below is the press release from the …