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A FUTURE VISION: The proposed Fane Organization’s Hope Point Tower has the potential to inject new life into the I-195 Redevelopment District and subsequently the rest of that part of downtown Providence. 
 / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

For future’s sake, City Council must approve Hope Point Tower

Nearly a month ago, more than four out of five respondents to a PBN.com poll said that the Fane Organization’s Hope Point Tower should...
THE PROVIDENCE City Council on Thursday pushed forward a zoning change that would allow a New York developer to construct the city’s tallest building.Above, a rendering of the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION

Fane tower zoning change gets initial approval from Providence City Council

PROVIDENCE — With a divided vote, the Providence City Council on Thursday pushed forward a zoning change that would allow a New York developer...
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Five Questions With Katherine Kerwin

Katherine Kerwin | Councilwoman-elect, Providence City Council1. You are the incoming Democratic councilwoman for the 12th Ward, which includes Smith Hill. What was...
The aerial view of the proposed Fane Organization's Hope Point Tower./COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION.

Hope Point Tower moves forward to Providence City Council

PROVIDENCE — The Fane Organization’s proposed residential tower in Providence moved forward to City Council consideration Thursday with a recommendation for approval. The vote by...

Four Providence projects under consideration for TSAs

PROVIDENCE – Four commercial projects in Providence could receive tax-incentive agreements of varying lengths, under ordinances recommended by the City Council finance committee.The projects...

Former rectory proposed for multifamily apartments

PROVIDENCE – A former rectory once owned by the nonprofit Whitmarsh House has been sold to a Providence investment corporation, which wants to renovate...
The aerial view of the proposed Fane Organization's Hope Point Tower./COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION.

Should the Hope Point Tower be built?

The Fane Organization appeared before Providence City Council to present a new version of its proposed $300 million residential skyscraper, Hope Point Tower. The...

Zoning change sought for Federal Hill church property

PROVIDENCE – A request to change the zoning for several lots involving the redevelopment of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church is before the...

Freeman named next Providence Foundation assistant director

PROVIDENCE – Nick Freeman was named by the Providence Foundation as its newest assistant director in a recent September announcement.“We are thrilled to have...

Developer of new apartment building seeks 20-year tax agreement

PROVIDENCE – A new apartment building proposed for the base of College Hill could receive a 20-year phase-in of city property taxes, under a...
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