This was a first, pre-application look at the long-awaited parking garage that the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority intends to build on the lot behind the Garrahy Courthouse. Sited between Friendship and Clifford at Richmond, the six-level garage will offer 1,250 spaces, some reserved for courthouse staff and visitors, some for residents and businesses in new buildings expected to go up in the near future.
Providence Business News reported on the project HERE.
At the same Design Review session, revised plans were presented for the Wexford Science & Technology innovation center and an adjoining Aloft Hotel. The panel approved the design and recommended its adoption by the 195 Commission. More details can be found in a Providence Journal article, HERE.
If you'd like to make your own assessments of the projects, their complete presentations can be found on our PROJECTS Progress round-up page HERE.