Downtown Design Review Committee Notice of Regular MeetingMonday, March 11, 2019 – 4:45 PM
Doorley Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903
- Call to Order
- Roll Call
- Meeting Minutes of December 10, 2018
1. DRC Application No. 19.02: 225 Dyer Street (Point 225) – Proposal by Providence Innovation District Phase I Owner, LLC to install a new internally illuminated freestanding sign on the property. Providence Zoning Ordinance Section 1607.E, Freestanding Signs, prohibits freestanding signs in the D-1 Zone. The applicant will be seeking a waiver from this regulation, as per Zoning Ordnance Section 1601.D. The Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) will review the project and make a recommendation to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission regarding the sign design and waiver.
2. DRC Application No. 19.03: 2 Kennedy Plaza (Alex and Ani City Center) – Proposal by the City of Providence to alter the existing roof of the City Center Building by removing the center viewing porch and roof.
Other Business – Pre-Application Review
3. Proposed Residential Tower at 250 Dyer Street (Portion of I-195 Redevelopment District Parcel 42) – Proposal by The Fane Organization to construct a new 46-story building, consisting of approximately 448 residential units, structured parking, and ground floor retail. This item is for discussion only. No action will be taken by the DDRC at this meeting, nor will public comment be taken. The public will have an opportunity to comment once a formal application has been submitted.