Design for College Hill apartment building reintroduced at 11 stories

The revised design for the second phase of the Edge College Hill apartment building would pull the structure off the street and allow a greater view of the historical Congdon & Carpenter Building./DBVW Architects.
THE REVISED DESIGN for the second phase of the Edge College Hill apartment building would pull the structure off the street and allow a greater view of the historical Congdon & Carpenter Building./COURTESY DBVW Architects.
PROVIDENCE – A developer who wants to build a second building of luxury apartments aimed at college students introduced a new design Monday to the Providence Downtown Design Review Committee that dramatically reduces the size of the structure and no longer requires the use of development rights transferred from an adjacent historical building. The revised…

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  1. They pushed to remove the parking requirement downtown and now complain there will be no parking. No wonder there is little interest in building in Providence. I’m all for some density in this location. Between the two buildings it will be a boon to the restaurants and retail spaces there with 3-500 more people living there.