Greater City Providence

Federal Hill/West End/Reservoir Providence Tomorrow Charrettes – May 4-7, 2009


Mayor & City Council Host Providence Tomorrow Neighborhood Charrette

Weeklong workshops exploring West End, Federal Hill and Reservoir issues to begin Monday, May 4th at Federal Hill House

Mayor David N. Cicilline and the Providence City Council announced plans for the 9th Providence Tomorrow Neighborhood Charrette for the West End, Federal Hill and Reservoir neighborhoods on May 4 – 7 at the Federal Hill House, on 9 Courtland Street.

The Charrette will kick off on May 4 from 6pm to 8pm with a Neighborhood Visioning Session followed by a full week of free and public workshops. A detailed schedule and information about the workshops is available at or by calling (401) 351-4300.

Residents and merchants from the West End, Federal Hill and Reservoir neighborhoods are encouraged to attend the following workshops to share their ideas about what their neighborhood should be like in the future:

Monday, May 4
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Historic Preservation
2 pm – 4 pm Mobility, Circulation & Parking
6 pm – 8 pm Charrette Kick off & Neighborhood Visioning with elected officials

Tuesday, May 5
9 am – 11 am Commercial corridors
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Parks, Open Space and Recreation
2 pm – 4 pm Neighborhood Youth
6 pm – 8 pm Neighborhood Character & Land use

Wednesday, May 6
9 am – 11 am Infrastructure
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Housing
2 pm – 4 pm Open Studio
6 pm – 8 pm Schools

Thursday, May 7
9 am- 4 pm Team Work Day (studio open, no planned sessions, but input invited)
5 pm – 7 pm Final presentation

The Providence Tomorrow website seems to be down right now.

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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