Topic: Construction

Relocating from Hillel, the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will provide a versatile, collaborative space for students to pursue their work on startups and venture companies.

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Nelson Entrepreneurship Center to relocate on Thayer

February 20, 2019 0 comments

The Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will move to a new home at 249 Thayer St. this summer, said Danny Warshay ’87 P’20, executive director of the Nelson Center. The new four-story building is set to be completed in May, and the Center will use the top three floors, totaling about 10,500 square feet.

The Performing Arts Center, which will be located between Angell and Olive streets, should be completed in 2022 and will feature a main performance hall that can be transformed into several configurations.

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University unveils design of new Performing Arts Center

February 13, 2019 0 comments

The design of the new Performing Arts Center was announced today by the University and New York-based architecture firm REX, according to a University press release. The PAC, set for completion in 2022, will be located between Angell and Olive streets, The Herald previously reported.

Though City Council originally approved height changes for the tower in a nine-to-five vote Friday, Mayor Jorge Elorza vetoed the measure.

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Mayor vetoes proposed zoning change for tower

December 2, 2018 0 comments

After several public hearings and a litany of high-profile City Council committee votes, Mayor Jorge Elorza vetoed a height ordinance change for the proposed 46-story Hope Point Tower Friday afternoon.

Many students living near Graduate Center have expressed frustration with changes to the fitness space at the newly renovated Bear’s Lair.

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University transforms Bear’s Lair into lounge

October 16, 2018 0 comments

After trekking to the south end of campus and climbing up the set of spiral stairs to the Graduate Center E Commons, students will now find the University’s newly renovated Bear’s Lair.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: New performing arts center has a chance to be distinct

March 2, 2018 0 comments

To the editor: The University’s latest proposal for the location of a performing arts center includes a welcome clarification of what the center is and what it is not.

The University began the first of three move-in phases Monday. Offices including the Office of Business and Financial Services, General Counsel, Internal Audit and Human Resources will operate from South Street Landing.

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Administrative offices begin moving into South Street Landing

October 30, 2017 0 comments

Built in the 1900s as a home for the Narragansett Electric Lighting Company, the South Street Landing has stood vacant in the Jewelry District since 1995.

The move-in process for the Engineering Research Center is expected to be complete in December. The 80,000 square-foot building provides a community space and the infrastructure to conduct innovative research.

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Engineering Research Center opens early

October 23, 2017 0 comments

The Engineering Research Center opened Oct. 20, three months ahead of its predicted completion date. This week, the School of Engineering will begin moving its staff, faculty and labs into the new building, said Jennifer Casasanto, associate dean for programs and planning. The move-in process is expected to be finished […]

Wexford Innovation Center breaks ground

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Wexford Innovation Center breaks ground

September 25, 2017 0 comments

I-195 land parcels in the Jewelry District were the site of a groundbreaking yesterday morning.

Watson Institute to see extensive renovations, construction of new building

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Watson Institute to see extensive renovations, construction of new building

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs is expanding into a new complex consisting of four buildings and an outdoor plaza.

The new applied math building is currently in the “design build” phase of the construction process. Foundation work will begin next month.

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Construction to commence on applied math building

October 28, 2014 5 comments

After the Corporation approved construction on a new applied math building, designs are being finalized and foundation work is kicking into full swing.