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Lawmakers bend rules for Hope Point

Even as the House reduced Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s request for incentives to replenish her economic programs, most notably the real estate development program...
THE INDUSTRIAL TRUST CO. Building was named to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 2019 America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list. / PBN PHOTO/ CHRIS BERGENHEIM

National preservationists: Superman Building among most endangered

PROVIDENCE – The Industrial Trust Co. Building has been placed on the 2019 list of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places list by the National...

Five Questions With: Brent Runyon

The Providence Preservation Society has chosen the Paterson Park neighborhood, part of the Blackstone Park Historic District, as the location for its 39th Festival...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: Providence Preservation Society’s goal is to improve the city by advocating for historic preservation and the enhancement of its unique character through thoughtful...

Providence Preservation Society plans second trip to Detroit

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit preservation organization Providence Preservation Society has organized a second guided trip to Detroit to take in historically significant buildings, architecture...

Providence City Council overrides mayor’s veto of zoning change for Hope...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence City Council voted Thursday night to override Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s veto of the zoning variance needed to surpass height...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has vetoed the rezoning that would authorize the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

Mayor Elorza vetoes Hope Point Tower rezoning

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza vetoed a zoning change on Friday that would have allowed a New York developer to construct the city’s...

R.I. Building Trades Council seeks another review of Fane tower project

PROVIDENCE – The president of the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council has asked the Providence City Council president for another hearing by...
WHETHER PROVIDENCE SHOULD have residential buildings as high as 600 feet was debated during the public comment section of the City Plan Commission meeting earlier this week, as city officials considered whether to rezone the site for Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION

Providence residents divided on Fane’s Hope Point Tower

PROVIDENCE – Whether the city should have residential buildings as high as 600 feet was an undercurrent in the public comment section of the...
KNIGHT STEWARDS: Jeffrey Cannell, library director of the Providence Community Library network, and Sue Gibbs, chief operating officer, inside the Knight Memorial Library, which has received $544,800 from the Champlin Foundation to go toward much-needed renovations. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Champlin Foundation grant helps fund Knight Library renovations

THE Knight Memorial Library is getting much-needed renovations this spring, as the historic community library looks to maintain its footing as an architectural jewel...
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