New design submitted for the Fane tower

Updated at 12:34 p.m.

THE FANE ORGANIZATION has submitted revised designs for the Fane Tower. The newly proposed design changes the building’s façade, adding “curvilinear lines and rounded corners” and reducing the number and size of balconies. The podium will be reduced in height, going from six to four stories, which will allow the tower to have three additional floors of residential units. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION
PROVIDENCE – Fane tower developers are proposing new changes to the building’s design, the latest development in a lengthy journey for the controversial project. The Fane Organization has submitted design modifications to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission that would alter the façade of the $300 million luxury tower, proposed on former Interstate 195 land at…

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  1. Horrible! They made an already ugly but interesting design and made it more look duller, less interesting and more corporate.
    Providence deserves better.
    Thankfully the renovated Superman Building will outshine this monstrosity!

  2. Very unfortunate for our City that this out of scale building doesn’t go away! The opportunity to expand the park into a meeting
    place for all of our citizens, much as the Michael Van Leesten bridge has become, with an
    Appropriately scaled building that reads Providence rather than this proposed structure that looks eerily like an air purifier or a HVAC