Topic: Jewelry District


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.

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Underground explosion leaves no damage to U.

November 18, 2013 0 comments

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

Brown’s presence downtown — anchored around spaces like the Alpert Medical School — will grow under the University’s strategic plan.

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Investing in city, U. to expand downtown

November 6, 2013 2 comments
This article is part of the series Launching a Legacy?

Stakeholders hope to see the area revamped, but concern about campus unity remains.

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

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In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.


Revitalization may include Dynamo House renovation

September 4, 2013 0 comments

A proposed partnership with URI, RIC and a private developer would retool the vacant building.

U. plans potential Dynamo House renovation

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U. plans potential Dynamo House renovation

July 10, 2013 1 comment

A proposed partnership with URI, RIC and a private developer would retool the vacant building.

The University is moving administrative buildings like the Admission Office to use the limited amount of space available on campus for academic buildings.

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Admission Office to move to Jewelry District

April 25, 2013 6 comments

The office’s current space on Prospect Street will house the Department of Philosophy.

The above-ground power lines near India Point Park make the land less attractive and could make the area less desirable to buyers, said David Riley, co-chair of the advocacy group Friends of India Point Park.


Petition seeks to bury power lines

April 23, 2013 0 comments

Moving power lines underground could increase property values by India Point Park.

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Q&A: UCS presidential candidates respond to student questions

April 15, 2013 0 comments

Kwakwa ’14, Harris ‘14.5 and Pipkin ’14 answer your questions that did not make it into the UCS debate.

Also located in the Jewelry District, JWU’s new Center for Physician Assistant Studies will share resources with the Alpert Medical School.

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Med School and JWU will collaborate, share resources

April 1, 2013 0 comments

The Center for Physician Assistant Studies at JWU offers interprofessional focus to the Med School.