Providence councilor rails against Parcel 2 residential development plans

WARD 1 PROVIDENCE City Councilman John Goncalves recently called on Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to reconsider the process that’s being used to decide the future of Parcel 2, a 1.08-acre site on South Water Street in Providence. This image shows the Parent + Diamond Real Estate Development proposal for the site. / COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION
PROVIDENCE – The residential property developments proposed for Parcel 2 in downtown Providence are too tall, lack green space and need more parking, according to a city councilor who is opposing the process. Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves recently called on Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to reconsider the process…

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