Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and RIPTA to review the latest plans for improvements to Greater Kennedy Plaza. These improvements are the result of a community-led vision that...
Category - Parks/Open Space
Groundbreaking for new Playground in Burnside Park
We are thrilled to announce that today in Burnside Park, the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy broke ground on Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park, a new destination playground for children of all abilities located in...
Community Conversation on the future of Kennedy Plaza – February 16, 2017
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will be hosting a Citywide Conversation focusing on a long-term vision for Kennedy Plaza. The Mayor will provide remarks on his vision for the space and community members will be able to...
ProJo: Pedestrian bridge moving forward in Providence
The fate of a long-delayed pedestrian bridge across the Providence River is back on track, after a flurry in recent weeks of negotiations, meetings and budget deliberations.
WPRI: Downtown parks, pedestrian bridge on track after setbacks
Plans to build two public parks and a pedestrian bridge in downtown Providence have resumed now that a proposal for a waterfront baseball stadium has fallen through
Providence River Pedestrian Bridge Presentation
Download the Providence Department of Planning and Development's Providence River Bridge presentation.
PBN: Long-planned pedestrian bridge closer to reality
The first permanent structure to rise from Providence’s Interstate 195 lands almost certainly won’t be a new office or apartment building, but the long-planned pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River.
I-195 Redevelopment District Commission – Parks Design Subcommittee Meeting – September 12, 2014
A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Parks Design Subcommittee will be held
at 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, on FRIDAY, 1:30 pm, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014.
195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – August 4, 2014
The 195 Commission will review park design features at their August 4th meeting.
195 Redevelopment District Commission Meetings – July 21 and 23, 2014
195 Redevelopment District Commission has scheduled meetings on July 21 and 23, 2014.
Sign-up for Providence Park(ing) Day
Park(ing) Day will feature the state's first ever temporary protected bike lane from Dean Street to Tobey on Broadway. We hope the temporary installation will start a conversation on permanent changes that can be made...
2014 Burnside Park Music Series and Beer Garden
The 2014 Season of the Burnside Park Music Series and Beer Garden happens every Thursday at 4:30pm through September 11th.
Brown Daily Herald: U., city officials announce Thayer St. changes
City and University officials announced several planned changes to the Thayer Street commercial district — including new green space, a trash compactor, re-paving and re-lining, signage and changes to curbs — at a press...
Champlin Foundation grant to fund gateway project at Burnside Park
The Champlin Foundations recently granted $395,000 to the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy (DPPC) in partnership with The Providence Foundation to create a pedestrian gateway in Burnside Park.
PPS A Yearlong Series Begins: Adrian Benepe – November 14, 2013
A Yearlong Series Begins: Join Us For The First Conversation On Open Space And Public Land Adrian Benepe at the Iconic and Historic Industrial Trust Building November 14, 2013 • 5:30 – 8:00 pm 111 Westminster Street...
Greater Kennedy Plaza summer season programming Survey
Greater Kennedy Plaza is seeking your input on the outdoor programming that takes place there, see information below: Many thanks for a great outdoor programming season in Greater Kennedy Plaza! Many of you have told us...
The above video by Penn State student Fletcher Phillips shows a concept for the Providence cityWALK. Read more about cityWALK.
Park(ing) Day Providence – September 20, 2013
What is Park(ing) Day? Park(ing) Day is a worldwide event for artists, designers, and citizens to transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. For more information, visit the global Park(ing) Day website...