Commission ready to pick project for high-profile I-195 district parcel

THE I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION is selecting one of three proposals from Massachusetts firms to build apartments on Parcel 2 during its public meeting on Feb. 2, 2022. The 1.08-acre site is located next to the Providence River on South Water St. / COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION
THE I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION is selecting one of three proposals from Massachusetts firms to build apartments on Parcel 2 during its public meeting on Feb. 2, 2022. The 1.08-acre site is located next to the Providence River on South Water St. / COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION
PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission is poised on Wednesday to select one of the proposals submitted by three Massachusetts-based firms to build apartments along the Providence River on an undeveloped one-acre site known as Parcel 2. The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission is scheduled to start its public meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday,…

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  1. I hope they pick PPCR – they’re the only ones offering condos.
    If you want people to live and stay in an area, give them a stake in the area by buying property.
    Apartments, especially small ones like the ones being advocated by Urbanica will result in high turn-over and little to no investment in the larger community by apartment-dwelling transients.