Construction (21 entries)

1029 Westminster Street

1029 Westminster Street

A S.W.A.P. project on the West Side for income guided condominium housing. Architects: Durkee Brown Viverios & Werenfels.

139 Point Street

139 Point Street

New construction or reconfigured old construction in the Jewelry District for office space. Architect: James (Jim) Barnes. Photographed May 31, 2004.

19 Fremont Street

19 Fremont Street

An unconventional home (for Providence) in a conventioanl neighborhood. A project of James (Jim) Barnes, architect.

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Construction began January 2008. Completion slated to be for early 2010. Architects Symmes Maini & McKee Associates.

Box Office

Box Office

Ground broke on May 25, 2009. Most of the structure will be prepared off-site, so, new construction could happen rather quickly.

Brown University BioMedical Center

Brown University BioMedical Center

The existing BioMed center on Brown Street got a $95 million addition on Meeting Street for a new Biomedical Research center. Ground broke in October, 2003.

GTECH

GTECH

A new centerpiece of architecture as you enter the city from I-95. Frankly, it could be better. Architect: Spagnolo Gisness & Associates. Start date: Spring 2005. Projected end date: Fall 2006

I-Way Bridge

I-Way Bridge

A new bridge spanning the Blackstone River floated into place on August 27, 2006. 80 feet high, 400 feet long. Highway will be operational by 2008. Architect William D. Warner and engineer Patricia D. Steere. Beyond the Hurricane Barrier at the mouth of the Bay, Providence.

Jefferson Place/the 903

Jefferson Place/the 903

New construction in the Promenade District. Originally built by a Texas company, then sold to Paolino and a New York firm for $81m. Photographed 2002-2005. 330 units.
Website:the 903.

Miriam Hospital Expansion

Miriam Hospital Expansion

A new addition for the Miriam Hospital in the Summit neighborhood. Designed by HOK and built by Dimeo Construction.

One Ten Westminster

One Ten Westminster

New construction in the Financial District. The largest new project in Providence. A joint venture between the local Granoff company and a Boston firm. 32 stories, 130 condos from $500k to $2.5m.

Parcel 6

Parcel 6

Low rise condos along the Blackstone River and across Canal Street from Roger Williams Memorial Park, on the site of the former Blue Ribbon Beef. 7 stories and 255 apartments. Photos ongoing.

RI Credit Union

RI Credit Union

New bank construction on the edge of Capital Center near the State House. Architect: Newport Collaborative. Started late 2003, finished early 2005.

RIC Residence Hall

RIC Residence Hall

New construction mixed with the redevlopment of a small house, done in 1999. Developed by Armory Properties. Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels Architects.

RISD Chace Student Center

RISD Chace Student Center

What was a parking lot along South Main street will soon be a new student center. Architect: Rafael Moneo. Projected Start Date: Fall 2006, Projected End Date: ?

SWELL at 1577 Westminster St

SWELL at 1577 Westminster St

The site of the WBNA Project House, awarded to William Kite Architects in 2003. 4 low-cost “green” condos, with construction to begin summer 2007. Photographed April 2006

The Watson Institute

The Watson Institute

A center for Brown University’s international studies students. Built 2001-02, photos April 2005. 56,000 sq feet. Rafael Viñoly Architects, NY.

The Westin Hotel Tower

The Westin Hotel Tower

Part of the Procaccianti Group’s plans to expand the Westin after they bought it from the state in 2005. 31 stories, 358 feet tall. A mix of retail, parking, hotel rooms and condominiums. Jung Brannen Associates. Projected finish July 2007.

Two Thomas Street

Two Thomas Street

New construction mixed with the redevlopment of a small house, done in 1999. Developed by Armory Properties. Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels Architects.

Vedanta Society addition

Vedanta Society addition

New construction on Angell Street for a meeting place and temple. KITE Architects, Providence, and TRAC Builders, general contractors.

Waterplace

Waterplace

New construction in Capital Center for two condo towers; one 19 stories (235 feet) and the other 17; to be completed in late 2007. Ground broken in May 2005. ADD Architects, Boston.