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Tuesday, October, 10, 2017

Rochambeau Fire Station Open House

Over 50 people turned out for a September 27 open house at the Rochambeau Fire Station. Participants toured the decommissioned facility and posted their ideas for potential reuse of the station. The results of their input have been aggregated and are posted below. Further information about next steps will be forthcoming in the weeks and months to […]

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Wednesday, September, 13, 2017

Planning Department Blog and Newsletter

The Planning Department has started a blog in addition to a newsletter. The physical newsletter will be released quarterly, summarizing the blog posts completed over the previous months, while the blog will feature weekly or bi-weekly articles that we will link to the Department’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Stay tuned for additional posts on topics […]

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Thursday, August, 31, 2017

American Tourister Request for Proposals

The Providence Redevelopment Agency in an effort to develop the former American Tourister site located at 70 Houghton Street in the Wanskuck Redevelopment Project in the City of Providence invites proposals from qualified environmental engineering firms for design, permitting, and pre-construction services related to the implementation of an U.S. Economic Development Administration grant. Proposals shall be […]

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Friday, September, 30, 2016

Providence Online Mapping Dashboard

Discover a variety of online mapping tools that allow you to: Find out where your parcel is and what zoning districts apply to it Create radius maps and abutters lists for your project Check the status of recent development projects Look up parks and recreation centers Find out what Ward and District you are in […]

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Friday, May, 18, 2012

On Bike To Work Day, City Creates Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission

Speaking at a Bike To Work Day community celebration, Mayor Taveras today announced an executive order creating the Mayor’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission. “Cities that make a commitment to walkable and bikeable living are healthier cities, with a more dynamic and engaged quality of life,” said Mayor Taveras. “The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission […]

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