Providence commission: ‘Dorm’ building not allowed by zoning for proposed Admiral St. project

PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION Chairperson Christine West told Strive Realty, which has proposed a five-story, mixed-use apartment building in a residential neighborhood near Providence College, that its project could violate zoning for the area, since the project meets the definition of a college dormitory. The matter was postponed until the commission’s Dec. 14 meeting. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION
PROVIDENCE – If it looks like a dormitory, is filled with unrelated students like a dormitory, and is located near a college like a dormitory, then it probably is a dormitory, according to the chairperson of the Providence City Plan Commission. After hearing a presentation from the owner and developer, who sought master plan approval…

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