195 Commission OK's Apartment Complex for Parcel 28
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WELCOME TO PROVIDENCE'S
More apartments are on the way to the District. A developer's proposal for Parcel 28 has been accepted from the five responses to the Commission's RFP. See the details on the winner and the other contenders by clicking HERE.
Battle Against FANE Tower Continues
In approving the new State Budget, the House, Senate and State leadership showed complete disregard (and disrespect) for the Providence neighborhood groups that campaigned against adding this excrescence to our skyline.
Read the ProJo's detailed report HERE.
Now what can you do?
Mattiello and Ruggerio gave Fane an extra $10 million to build something only they want. Meanwhile they're allowing the State Historical Tax credit program to lapse. Millions for a building we hate in exchange for the proven economic stimulus of a program that saves wonderful old buildings. They killed the tax credits that help reclaim great buildings and add unique character and charm — and jobs — to places all over the state.
Click here for background on the fight against the Fane Tower..
TIME TO SHINE ...
in a revealing article about the Jewelry District, Providence Monthly explains why the District is primed to be the city's next "it" neighborhood.