Construction has begun on Sankofa Apartments, a $15 million development of new apartment homes in the West End. A celebration was held Monday at the site, which will include 50 low-income rental units as well as a community center.
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Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island.
The historically significant Standard Paper Box Mill, which produced paper products for the jewelry industry in Rhode Island, will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to work space apartments.
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A pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River is critically important for development of cleared land on either side of the river, according to Joseph F. Azrack, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission.