Razing of Duck & Bunny building spurs calls for new requirements on demolitions

Updated at 9:39 a.m. on April 9, 2021.

THE FORMER DUCK & BUNNY restaurant building at 312 Wickenden St. in the Fox Point neighborhood of Providence was razed over the weekend. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
PROVIDENCE – The historical building that housed the popular restaurant business Duck & Bunny was demolished last weekend, setting off calls among preservation advocates for a change in how the city treats buildings that are historical but which are not protected by local historic districts. The building at 312 Wickenden St. had all proper city…

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  1. It was an ugly house with no historical significance, the owners should be able to demolish it without busybody neighbors having a say, possibly bringing litigation and forcing the homeowners to spend thousands that could be better spent building a nice two story building that would be a better compliment to the community with two kitchens.