R.I. Supreme Court rules in favor of Fane Tower project

Updated at 2:53 p.m.

STILL HAPPENING? The pandemic has helped stall plans for a 46-story tower along the Providence River, but the Fane Organization insists it will move ahead with the project, depicted above in a rendering. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION
DEVELOPER ANDREW FANE has signed a commitment letter giving him seven months to finalize construction documents, select a contractor and secure final financing for the construction for the controversial project. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Fane Tower project Thursday, bringing the controversial project a step closer to reality. The proposed $300 million, 46-floor luxury tower, located at 250 Dyer St. on former Interstate 195 land and overseen by New York real estate developer Jason Fane, was stalled by a…

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  1. As a PVD resident, I have to side with the PVD City Council on this one. Seems awfully fishy that the RI Supreme Court even had to get involved. Must be a lot of kickbacks involved.