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Five Questions With: Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson, the director of preservation for the Providence Preservation Society, recently spoke to the Providence Business News about some of the new entries...

Providence Preservation Society receives 2 grant awards

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society recently announced its receipt of two awards that recognize its efforts at historic-preservation advocacy.The 2019 Winter Bash, which...
THE BILOTTI GROUP and Nicholson 2018 LLC, owner of the Beresford-Nicholson Estate on Blackstone Boulevard in Providence, which includes a greenhouse and gardener's house in addition to the main house, above, have proposed to raze the structures and convert the property to 10 house lots. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Proposal to replace Beresford-Nicholson estate with 10 house lots draws opposition

PROVIDENCE – A proposal to demolish historical structures on the Beresford-Nicholson Estate and convert the property to 10 house lots has generated community opposition...

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...

CityWalk landscape architect to open 2018 Providence Symposium

PROVIDENCE – The 2018 Providence Symposium – Preservation and Place: The Culture Landscape of Providence – will open tonight with a free lecture on...
IN THE ROUND: Panelists participate in a roundtable discussion, “The Death and Life of American Planning - Building Our Future,” during last year’s Providence Symposium. This year’s symposium, hosted by the Providence Preservation Society, will be held at various locations around the city Nov. 1-3.
 / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

Editor’s Choice: Providence Preservation Society to hold annual Providence Symposium

EDITOR’S CHOICE PPS to hold annual Providence Symposium Nov. 1-3 PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY will hold its annual Providence Symposium, titled “Preservation and Place: The...

West Side house tour to focus on artists, live-work spaces

PROVIDENCE – The live-work space of artists will be the focus of the West Broadway Neighborhood Association house tour this year.Scheduled from 10 a.m....

Providence Preservation Society symposium looks at city landscapes

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society announced it will host its 2018 Symposium: The Cultural Landscape from Nov. 1-3.In a statement, the society outlined...

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...
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