New apartment building proposed in Jewelry District of Providence

A PROPOSAL for a new apartment building at at 151 and 155 Chestnut St. in Providence should be introduced soon. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE.
A PROPOSAL for a new apartment building at at 151 and 155 Chestnut St. in Providence should be introduced soon. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE.
PROVIDENCE – A development proposal would place a new 12-story building with 131 residential units in the Jewelry District, taking the place of two smaller buildings. An informational meeting on Monday at the Providence Downtown Design Review Committee did not include any public comment or a vote. The purpose is to get feedback from board…

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5 COMMENTS

  1. There is plenty of land available for this project. I’m not against building projects, but I wish these two buildings would be left alone. Permanent residents of Providence should have a say on how an out of state developer is going to impose a long term change in our community. A dentist wouldn’t pull undamaged teeth to put false teeth in. False teeth would be needed where the gaps are. Let’s enforce zoning laws and keep Providence historical.