Do you support the $220 million, mixed-use ‘Superman’ building renovation plan?

NEW LIFE? After sitting vacant for nine years, Providence’s “Superman” building would be revived for residential and other uses under a $220 million plan that still needs some city ­approvals. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
READY TO FLY? Providence’s “Superman” building would be revived for residential and other uses under a $220 million plan that still needs some city approvals. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
After six months of negotiations, state leaders on April 12 unveiled a $220 million plan to turn Providence’s iconic “Superman” building into apartments, office, retail and event space. The deal with building owner High Rock Development LLC would include $41 million in state and city financing and still needs some city approvals. The building was…

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  1. No one is going to pay $30,000 per year for an apartment in a building that is 20% low income housing and which overlooks the fiasco that is Kennedy Plaza. Brown will wind up owning it and converting it to student housing.