Greater City Providence

Little green house winners

Last month the Mayor’s Office announced a design competition for affordable, environmentally friendly home designs. Today the winners were announced and among the winners was friend of Greater City Providence Christine West of Kite Architects in Providence, also winning was Robert Swinburne of Brattleboro, VT.

Congratulations to both Christine and Robert.

When we learn more about the winning designs we’ll get information posted here.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

1 comment

  • This is a waste of tax dollars! He cannot even adequately fund the Fire Dept.

    Did you know that all of our fire engines will be staffed at 3 rather than 4, the NFPA standard. If this bothers you, join our group by send an email to

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