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A pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River is critically important for development of cleared land on either side of the river, according to Joseph F. Azrack, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission.
The owner of Providence Place mall plans to replace two levels of the vacant J.C. Penney Co. retail store with additional parking, part of an estimated $20 million renovation package that also will modernize the parking payment system for the mall.
(Updated 4:57 p.m.) WHEN David Stem noticed the Providence Revolving Fund sign on the George C. Arnold building downtown two years ago, he thought the structure might make a "cool" project.
Restoring the 1923 building, highlighted for preservation by the …
Providence commercial-property values have climbed by more than 7 percent, according to the private re-evaluation company hired to assess the capital city's current worth.
The new values include some significant increases. Providence Place …