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(Updated, 12:30 p.m.) The University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and Brown University are pursuing a joint mixed-use re-development of the former South Street Power Station in Providence that would include an advanced nursing school, administrative offices, classrooms and student apartments, Brown announced Thursday. more
The state Division of Taxation has scheduled the drawing to claim the historic preservation tax credits that were re-activated by legislation passed and signed into law earlier this year. more
Amidst all the task forces, business groups and event planners making sincere efforts to kick-start Rhode Island’s sluggish economy and brighten the state’s public image, there’s one ongoing, dramatic event in Providence that’s a visible success on a monumental scale – WaterFire. more
When the last of the Arcade’s retail tenants vacated the 185-year-old building in 2008 in anticipation of a planned renovation, the imposing structure often called the oldest indoor mall in the country jumped to the top of the most-endangered-properties list published by the Providence Preservation Society. more
Brown University and Commonwealth Ventures LLC are receiving rave reviews for their bid to redevelop Providence’s empty South Street Power Station. more
Providence will try again this year to drag its zoning code into the 21st century. more
The foot traffic, property values and investment in Providence’s Thayer Street commercial district are the envy of many Main Street merchants groups in Rhode Island. more
Meghan Downing of North Providence describes living in one of downtown Providence’s premier apartment buildings as still more of a fantasy than reality because of their price. more
The revived Rhode Island historic-tax-credit program unveiled by lawmakers last week likely won’t help the state’s tallest vacant building, but will be in high demand for other projects, preservation advocates say. more
Bill Bohmbach, founder and president of Portsmouth-based Home Healthsmith, recently earned the National Association of Home Builders’ certified aging-in-place specialist designation. Bohmbach has more than 30 years of experience in adaptive-mobility equipment and previously served in the Navy as an electrician. He founded Accurate Elevator and Lift in 1994, which he sold in 2010 to a major international elevator company. Bohmbach is currently pursuing his certification for home modifications through the University of Southern California. more
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