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GROOVY EXTERIOR: The exterior of the Public Projects area is newly clad in corrugated steel. The material that was removed was used on the interior. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Refurbishment brings added capacity, year-round operability to The Steel Yard

The Steel Yard | 27 Sims Ave., Providence Architect: Kite Architects Inc. Developer/General contractor: TRAC Builders Inc. Total project cost: $2.8 million Use: The Steel Yard, an industrial...
HITS THE SPOT: Rock Spot Climbing recently converted 5,000 vacant square feet of industrial space in Providence into a climbing facility, featuring 30-foot-high walls and about 10,000 square feet of climbing space.

Vacant industrial space in Providence converted to rock-climbing facility

Rock Spot Climbing | 42 Rice St., Providence Building owner: Pearl Street LLC Building tenants: The Capital Good Fund, Pearl Street Lofts Architect: Kite Architects Inc. of...
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., Providence Owner 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 Providence Building owner: Fox Paw Properties LLC Building tenant: (add)ventures Architect: McGeorge Architecture Interiors, East Greenwich General 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 Architects General contractor: Bowerman Associates Inc. Other parties involved: Creative Environments Corp., Davey Associates, Thundermist Health Center Cost: $5 million Use: 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, Providence Developer 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., Providence Building owner: Federico Manaigo and Antonio Manaigo Building tenants: Residential Architect: 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 Bedford Building owner: Columbus Group LLC Building tenant: New Bedford Harbor Hotel Architect and interior designer: Visnick...
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