Greater City Providence

Here today, gone today

This morning
Atwells Avenue Demo

This afternoon
Atwells Avenue Demo

This building at the corner of Atwells and Bond Street appeared to be having work done to it in recent weeks. As with the building next to it, all the windows were removed (in the building next to it, new windows were then installed) and workers have been in and out of the building for months.

Yesterday a one story extension at the back was being demolished, I didn’t think much of it as a lot of the buildings on Atwells have these extensions and a number of them have been torn down as they all seem to be in a tragic state of disrepair.

This morning however it was clear that more than the back extension was coming down, as the photos above illustrate.

I don’t know what the story is here, I have a message into the Planning Department to find out what’s up, I’ll post an update when I hear more.

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.

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