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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

Despite hurdles, Fane tower developer presses ahead

The $300 million plans for a flashy, 46-floor luxury tower on former Interstate 195 land in Providence are moving ahead even as a legal...

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1. 4 R.I. colleges place in top 250 in Wall Street Journal rankings POSTED ONLINE: SEPT. 22. Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design,...
A PROPOSED WAYLAND SQUARE mixed-use residential project is favoring bicycles instead of parking spaces, but the Providence City Plan Commission still has questions about the plans. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION

Lack of parking at proposed projects stirring debate

More and more frequently, proposals for new apartment buildings in Providence are including less and less on-site parking, and that’s perfectly fine with some...

Five Questions With: Brent Runyon

The Providence Preservation Society since 1956 has served as a watchdog for development projects that would demolish or otherwise degrade the city’s most historically...
A FINAL DESIGN for the first phase of the $48 million mixed-income housing project proposed by the Philadelphia-based Pennrose on Parcel 9 got a unanimous vote of approval from members of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission during a meeting held outdoors on Monday at Innovation District Park. / RENDERING COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.

$48 million Parcel 9 plans approved, public questions reduced parking

PROVIDENCE – Some city residents questioned the sense of having minimal parking as part of the plans for a $48 million mixed-income housing project...
I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION CHAIRMAN Robert Davis, left, Executive Director Caroline Skuncik, center, and other commission members listened Monday to three presentations from real estate development groups seeking to build six-story, mixed-use apartment buildings on Parcel 2 in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MARC LAROCQUE

I-195 district delays Parcel 2 input after multimillion-dollar plans presented

PROVIDENCE – Under a large tent as the sun was setting on Innovation District Park, three Boston-based real estate development teams did their best...
URBANICA IS ONE OF THREE firms competing to develop Parcel 2, a 1.08-acre property at the base of College Hill next to the Michael S. Van Leesten Pedestrian Bridge over the Providence. Three firms are presenting their proposals to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission at 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept 20, 2021. / COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION

Three firms to pitch mixed-use apartment buildings for I-195 district’s Parcel...

PROVIDENCE – Three competing visions for the future of a 1.08-acre property at the base of College Hill next to the Michael S. Van...

Pennrose $48M Parcel 9 apartment project gets concept plan approval with...

PROVIDENCE – The Parcel 9 project in the I-195 Redevelopment District, a massive two-phase mixed use development proposed in Fox Point, is undergoing some...
VIRTUAL CONNECTION: Gov. Daniel J. McKee holds a Facebook Live event on June 3 to discuss health care in Rhode Island. Panelists included, clockwise, Womazetta Jones, secretary of R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services; Stefan Pryor, commerce secretary; Patrick Tigue, the state health insurance commissioner; Dr. Megan Ranney, of Brown University; and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, R.I. Department of Health director. It’s unclear what form these types of gatherings will take after the pandemic has passed.

Public officials ponder future of online meetings

Rhode Island public meetings have been virtual for more than a year. In that time, the audience for the meetings of public bodies such...

I-195 District park faces budget gap for upcoming year, even with...

PROVIDENCE – The 5-acre park in the I-195 Redevelopment District has a proposed budget for the next fiscal year of $600,000, most of it...

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