Topic: Jewelry District

Friedman ’19: A hollow gem in the Jewelry District

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Friedman ’19: A hollow gem in the Jewelry District

October 25, 2017 0 comments

Brown featured prominently in Rhode Island real estate news this past week, as it announced the opening of South Street Landing.

Brown to lease office space in Jewelry District

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Brown to lease office space in Jewelry District

January 25, 2017 0 comments

The University announced that it will lease two floors of the future Innovation Center complex to house the School of Professional Studies.

Construction on the South Street Power Station, formerly known as Dynamo House, is expected to reach completion two months later than originally anticipated and be ready for use in November 2016.


Dynamo opening delayed two months

April 16, 2015 0 comments

The nursing education center to be housed in the former South Street Power station will open in November 2016.


South Street construction to start in April

March 5, 2015 0 comments

The power station, adjacent to the I-195 redevelopment land, will house administrative offices for the University and nursing facilities for URI and RIC.

Leaders ranging from President Christina Paxson P'19 to Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the South Street Landing Project, a public-private collaboration, which will create a new shared nursing education facility for URI and RIC, as well as administrative space and graduate housing for the University.


Federal, state officials break ground on Dynamo project

December 15, 2014 0 comments

Federal, state and municipal officials gathered with private sector leaders in a ceremony to kick off renovations to the South Street Power Station Monday.

University News

U. signs Dynamo House lease

November 10, 2014 0 comments

The University signed a lease for space at the Dynamo House, with private developer Commonwealth Venture Nov. 5.

Previously at risk of demolition, the Dynamo House will be renovated as administrative space for the University. Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island will also use the space for their nursing program.

University News

Dynamo House set to undergo renovation

November 3, 2014 1 comment

The Jewelry District’s South Street Power Station, commonly known as the Dynamo House, will undergo an extensive renovation starting in coming months.


Redevelopment of Jewelry District makes headway

February 11, 2014 0 comments

Though activity on College Hill may have slowed during much of January, development of the I-195 land and surrounding Jewelry District area continued.


Former I-195 zone renamed ‘the Link’

December 3, 2013 0 comments

The area has been named the Link in an effort to rebrand the Jewelry district as a science hub.

A buildup of gasses under Richmond Street led to the dislodgement of eight manhole covers. Two people suffered minor injuries.

University News

Underground explosion leaves no damage to U.

November 18, 2013 0 comments

A National Grid spokesman attributed the incident to a smoldering electrical cable.