Despite questions, I-195 District on course

Jobs the focus, but developers eye what market wants right now — housing

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HIGHWAY RELOCATION: Shown at right are the East Side parcels of developable land in the 40-acre Interstate 195 Redevelopment District of Providence. The district was created after the original Interstate 195, seen at far left, was federally relocated more than 10 years ago.
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ABOVE
HIGHWAY RELOCATION: Shown at right are the East Side parcels of developable land in the 40-acre Interstate 195 Redevelopment District of Providence. The district was created after the original Interstate 195, seen at far left, was federally relocated more than 10 years ago.
 / PBN PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES
When Robert Davis, a longtime real estate lawyer, joined the board of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission in 2015, he’d talk to potential developers about the available land. It usually didn’t make for an engaging conversation. Most weren’t interested. “We’d talk to people here,” Davis said. “We’d talk to people in other locales that had…

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