New apartment building proposed for Wayland Square

A FIVE-STORY apartment building proposed in Wayland Square in Providence would be built on the current site of the Monahan Drabble & Sherman Funeral Home. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION
PROVIDENCE – A proposal for a five-story residential apartment building, over retail, near Wayland Square will be heard in a public hearing on July 20. The building would occupy the current site of the Monahan Drabble & Sherman Funeral Home, at 230 Waterman St. The City Plan Commission has scheduled a Zoom meeting on July…

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  1. Poor Wayland Square has gone from a delightful shopping district to what it is today. Yet another apartment building, with no affordable apartments, and additional retail space in an area which has no shortage of empty storefronts would be a valuable addition to our neighborhood, said no one with any investment or retail experience, or any taste, for that matter….do something with the beautiful old building.