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Demolition Alert 6 in Demolition Alerts
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Added 18 November, 2023: A project that did not gain develepment approval will not go forward, but the demolition of these three houses will
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Added 24 November, 2023: The Red Bridge name has been used with four different bridges connecting Providence and East Providence, but this is the one that “Used To Be There”
Added 24 November, 2023: Pinnacles have mountains underneath them; Mountains nurtured, fed, and supported by the compost of intentional or unintentional community
Added 20 November, 2023: A narrow but deep building had its modern refacing removed to reveal an original set of brickwork ornamentation. Now being used as office space
Added 16 November, 2023: A two-story industrial building used mainly as a nightclub in recent years flies under the radar in the Jewelry District — a hotbed of new development
Added 13 November, 2023: A small one-story industrial building has been home to a design studio for about 50 years but is now awaiting a new owner
Added 5 November, 2023: Converting industrial buildings into housing threatens to eliminate a surprisingly robust source of jobs and small businesses.
The Art of Ruins — This week’s artful image
Added 3 November, 2023: A commercial space and apartment house best known for its colorful aquatic mural on a busy corner in Fox Point
Updated 8 October, 2023: Added a photo from September 2023 of the completed structure looking north
Updated 8 October, 2023: Added two new photos of the still empty lot
Added 7 October, 2023: An over 170-year-old congregation has served the needs of people in the center of Downtown Providence from a 120-year-old church building
Updated 27 September, 2023: Added 3 photos from 1983 found in the PPS Architectural Slide Collection
Updated 27 September, 2023: Added 4 images from 1999 found in the PPS Architectural Slide Collection
Updated 27 September, 2023: Added 2 new (old) images from the PPS Architectural Slide Collection
#WhatAreTheyBuilding: Under Construction
Added 4 November, 2023: Additional apartments have been added to a busy street corner but at the cost of a neighborhood institution
Added 20 October, 2023: A six-story, square plan apartment building adding density to the Jewelry District
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