Greenway seen as link between downtown, West Side

A NEW PATH: A rendering of ideas to improve the lower Woonasquatucket River (near Bath Street), including restored native vegetation, bankside walkway, “floating island” of aquatic water-cleansing plants and serpentine dock. / COURTESY BIRCHWOOD DESIGN GROUP
A NEW PATH: A rendering of ideas to improve the lower Woonasquatucket River (near Bath Street), including restored native vegetation, bankside walkway, “floating island” of aquatic water-cleansing plants and serpentine dock. / COURTESY BIRCHWOOD DESIGN GROUP
More than 20 years after the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway project in Providence was launched, the river and its surroundings can still look a little unloved. But progress to restore the waterway, expand the Greenway and turn it into a well-used link between downtown and the West Side is picking up pace again in…

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