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BACK FROM THE BRINK: The 1921 Bomes Theatre in Providence was on the verge of being condemned after years of abandonment. Tavares LLC, in conjunction with RGB Architects Inc. and Merette Rodriguez Architects, oversaw a $2.5 million renovation of the historic theater.

Formerly abandoned Bomes Theatre undergoes complete restoration

Bomes Theatre | 1017 Broad St., ProvidenceOwner and developer/general contractor: Tavares LLC Tenant: Dolce Vida Bebe Events Architects and interior designers: RGB Architects Inc. and Merette...
A NEW VENTURE: (add)ventures moved into new office space at 20 Risho Ave. in East Providence in early January, modernizing a former call center into an innovative, collaborative workspace. / COURTESY (ADD)VENTURES

(add)ventures turns former call center into collaborative workspace

(add)ventures | 20 Risho Ave., East ProvidenceBuilding owner: Fox Paw Properties LLCBuilding tenant: (add)venturesArchitect: McGeorge Architecture Interiors, East GreenwichGeneral contractor: Bentley Builders LLC, North...
GETTING HEALTHIER: Thundermist’s Woonsocket facility recently received a $5 million upgrade, which included additional exam rooms for various departments.

Thundermist facility renovated to expand patient care spaces, update design features

Architect: Vision 3 ArchitectsGeneral contractor: Bowerman Associates Inc.Other parties involved: Creative Environments Corp., Davey Associates, Thundermist Health CenterCost: $5 millionUse: Thundermist Health Center, a...
MOVING UP: The former Providence Phoenix newspaper office at 150 Chestnut St., Providence, was recently converted into new offices for New England Medical Innovation Center. NEMIC moved up the street from its former office at 116 Chestnut St. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

New England Medical Innovation Center workspace rises from former Phoenix newspaper...

New England Medical Innovation Center | 150 Chestnut St., 2nd Floor, ProvidenceDeveloper and general contractor: New England Medical Innovation Center Architect and interior designer: Maey...
A FRESH FACADE: The exterior of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Fall River/Westport received new street signage, a new carport and new roofing as part of its $3.5 million renovation.

Hampton Inn by Hilton Fall River/Westport receives ‘Forever Young’ remake

Hampton Inn by Hilton Fall River/Westport | 53 Old Bedford Road, Westport Owner: Lafrance Hospitality Developer/general contractor and interior designer: Lafrance Hospitality and Granite State Contract...
BRINGING PAST TO PRESENT: The Elmhurst Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, housed in the former Women & Infants Hospital building that was built in 1900, was given a $5.7 million facelift by Marquis Health Services, an affiliate of Tryko Partners.

Marquis Health turns former Women & Infants building into rehab center

Elmhurst Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center 50 Maude St., Providence Owner: Tryko Partners LLC (Valley Stream Property LLC) Architect: NEMD Architects Inc. of Providence Developer/general contractor: NH Construction of...
FACELIFT: The exterior of the former Pilgrim Congregational Church in Providence, now Pilgrim Lofts, was given all-new windows to allow light into the loft apartments, and the brickwork was cleaned up. Prior to the renovations, the spaces where the windows currently are were boarded up.

Former Pilgrim Congregational Church converted to residential apartments

Pilgrim Lofts | 19 Harrison St., ProvidenceBuilding owner: Federico Manaigo and Antonio ManaigoBuilding tenants: ResidentialArchitect: KITE Architects Inc.Developers: Federico Manaigo and Antonio Manaigo of...

Union Street building finds new life as luxury hotel in New...

New Bedford Harbor Hotel | 222 Union St., New BedfordBuilding owner: Columbus Group LLCBuilding tenant: New Bedford Harbor HotelArchitect and interior designer: Visnick...
WELCOMING SIGHT: The main entrance of Brown University’s Friedman Hall was changed to having both a curved walkway, which replaces the old stone steps, and a new engraved name. The building was formerly known as Wilson Hall.

Brown renames historic hall following $24M donated gift, $18M renovation

Owner: Brown University Construction manager: Shawmut Design and Construction Architect and interior designer: Anmahian Winton Architects Landscape architect: Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture Cost: $18 millionUse: The university’s...
A FRESH FACE: As part of the refurbishment of Providence Water’s central operation facility on Dupont Drive, the blue-colored front entrance of the former Bank of America data and call center was updated with new signage and color scheme, as well as landscaped grass.

Providence Water turns former Bank of America call center into mixed-use...

Providence Water Central Operations Facility 125 Dupont Drive, Providence Owner: Providence Water Supply BoardArchitects and interior designers: Pare Corp. and Vision 3 ArchitectsDeveloper and general...
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