Mayor Elorza vetoes Hope Point Tower rezoning

PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has vetoed the rezoning that would authorize the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has vetoed the rezoning that would authorize the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza vetoed a zoning change on Friday that would have allowed a New York developer to construct the city’s tallest building. His move drew swift praise from opponents of the Hope Point Tower, and a rebuke from state legislative leaders, who had urged him earlier to approve the project. In…

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  1. As I have heard repeatedly on all fronts, it is amateur hour in City Hall. A more accurate name for the Mayor of Providence now circulating in knowledgeable circles – E-loser!

  2. All the mayor is interested in is being a sanctuary city. He continues to show his lack of foresight in a project
    that will benefit the city and its already overtaxed citizens…he should have been voted out of office. If they fail to override his veto no developer going forward will have any confidence that Providence is a city to do business with!