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What should be done with the Industrial Trust Tower, also known as the ‘Superman’ Building?

Posted 12/1/13

Recently the Industrial Trust Tower, or “Superman Building,” was named to the top spot of a list of “zombie towers” in mid-size U.S. cities by Gizmodo.

The former headquarters of Bank of America’s operations in the state has been empty since the Charlotte, N.C.-based financial services giant consolidated its offices in other Ocean State facilities in April.

Gizmodo posited in the article accompanying the list that “tall buildings are economic bellwethers,” meaning that the tower could be seen symbolizing the state’s economic problems.

If so, how important should it be to redevelop the 26-story building, and at what cost? Should it be a top economic priority for the state?

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