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Articles by Henry Dawson (22)

Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

April 25, 2019 0 comments

An ordinance being considered by the City of Providence could make big house parties a thing of the past on College Hill. 

With additional space for kneading, frying, and glazing, Knead Doughnuts’ new location will allow for an increase in doughnut production.

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New location to fulfill doughnut Kneads

April 18, 2019 0 comments

On a starry, May night in Providence’s West End, fresh-out-the-frier brioche doughnuts are glazed on the spot and devoured with local craft beers brewed right next door.

Mobile market promotes fresh produce

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Mobile market promotes fresh produce

April 12, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island is a state so small that a car can cover its length in under an hour, making it an ideal region for trucking fresh produce to underserved communities and piloting food access programs.

The hearing featured speeches by members of the community representing groups including City Council, non-profit art organizations and the Providence Preservation society.

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Hope Point Tower design-concept proposal denied

April 10, 2019 0 comments

The most recent design-concept application for Hope Point Tower, a proposed luxury apartment building, was denied in a unanimous advisory vote Monday by Providence’s Downtown Design Review Committee.

In an event co-sponsored by the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy and the Watson Institute for International And Public Affairs, Congressmen reflected on the University’s impact on their career paths.

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Alums in Congress discuss climate, wealth distribution

April 9, 2019 0 comments

Congressmen David Cicilline ’83 (D-RI) and Dean Phillips ’91 (D-MN) returned to campus Monday to discuss climate change, the societal impacts of wealth distribution and Brown’s impact on their trajectory to Congress.

From 2016 to April 2019, Providence identified 860 vacant and abandoned properties. In 2017, there were 747 such properties.

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Providence’s abandoned property problem persists

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Before 2011, 5,000 square feet of land near Armory Park was abandoned. The owner was not paying property taxes and the plot was lead-ridden.

This new location of Chase Bank on 234 Thayer Street will be the third bank, along with Santander and Citizen's Bank, that will be easily accessible for students living on and nearby campus.

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New businesses move into space formerly occupied by Café Paragon

March 21, 2019 0 comments

The Ocean State’s first Chase Bank is coming to Thayer this summer — but that’s not all. In the space formerly occupied by Café Paragon, Brown students will have access to all their basic needs…

The Downtown Design Review Committee met with Fane Tower’s lead designer on Monday for a pre-approval review of the building proposal.

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Controversial Fane Tower moves closer to approval

March 12, 2019 0 comments

Hope Point Tower is one step closer to approval following a public meeting between the tower’s design team and the Downtown Design Review Committee, which together evaluated the building’s proposed design Monday afternoon.

Since its expansion into Rhode Island in 2010, Manafort Brothers Inc. has been involved with work on the River House Apartments, Homewood Suites near Kennedy Plaza and a new bridge in downtown Providence.

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Construction, demolition company celebrates centennial anniversary

March 6, 2019 0 comments

A hundred years ago, James Manafort started knocking down houses with his hands. Today, his descendants knock down nuclear power plants with explosives.

After open houses, promotional giveaways and extensive advertising on campus, the first tenants will move into the apartments on June 1.

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New apartments unveiled in Jewelry District

February 28, 2019 0 comments

Glitz with a waterfront view — River House Apartments has debuted in the Providence Jewelry District. The development, located next to South Street Landing, is a modern structure in a historic, industrial district. Move-in days start June 1, said Development Leasing Specialist for River House Kasai Carter.