Seeds planted for economic rebirth

SCIENCE OF LIFE: Dr. Edward J. Wing, dean of medicine and biological sciences at Brown University, outside the school's new Warren Alpert Medical School. The building is a sign of the Jewelry District's transformation into the Knowledge District. / PBN PHOTO/RYAN T. CONATY
SCIENCE OF LIFE: Dr. Edward J. Wing, dean of medicine and biological sciences at Brown University, outside the school's new Warren Alpert Medical School. The building is a sign of the Jewelry District's transformation into the Knowledge District. / PBN PHOTO/RYAN T. CONATY
Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a three-part series exploring the past, present and future of the Jewelry District in Providence. To listen to some people talk, the demolition of the old Interstate 195 through Providence represents the most significant economic opportunity for Rhode Island in a generation. With some 20 acres of…

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