Topic: Investigative

Surveying the demolished remains of the buildings that Brown knocked down to make room for Keeney Quadrangle. The effort to stop that demolition gave birth to the Providence Preservation Society.

University News

When building Brown meant burning bridges

October 23, 2009 0 comments
This article is part of the series Town-Brown

Today, the University sprawls over most of College Hill. But since it cleared 51 houses to build Wriston Quad, growth has brought controversy when Brown’s boundaries have blurred.

This structure in the Jewelry District will soon house a new Medical Education Building. Brown wants to acquire more property downtown to complement it, but disagreements with the city have complicated the effort.

Metro, University News

For city and U., a political standoff

October 21, 2009 0 comments
This article is part of the series Town-Brown

Brown and the administration of Providence Mayor David Cicilline ’83 have clashed in the State House this year, with both pushing legislation the other opposes.