Topic: Jewelry District

The space set aside for riverfront development is expected to draw great interest, said the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission chairman.


I-195 relocation makes room for development

March 21, 2013 0 comments

The original park area plans have changed to include an eight-story building by the river.


Ingber ’15: Don’t move engineering downtown

March 11, 2013 14 comments

Brown would strongly discourage engineers from taking a diverse array of classes and virtually prohibit humanities students from trying their hands at more technical classes.

The construction of the park is part of a larger effort to connect the University’s main campus with the Jewelry District.


Construction changes plans for park on Providence River

March 5, 2013 0 comments

Officials hope construction will begin in summer of 2014, with the park opening in 2015.

After purchasing land near Pine Street in the fall, Johnson and Wales University plans to build up to three new academic buildings.

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Universities make plans for Jewelry District

February 13, 2013 0 comments

R.I. institutions aim to convert shared property into a hub for knowledge, technology and research.

The Dynamo House poses challenges and opportunities to those looking to invest in Jewelry District.


U. considers purchase of historic Jewelry District site

January 29, 2013 1 comment

The former power plant, listed as endangered, has changed hands frequently in recent years.

A number of initiatives, including the creation of a new public plaza (top) from a parking lot (bottom) are underway to transform the Jewelry District.


New public plaza to liven U.’s presence downtown

April 13, 2011 0 comments

By now it’s obvious — the University is proudly “Building Brown.” But what is less obvious is the University’s rapid development on the other side of the river, away from the daily lives of students.

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Jewelry District plans clear bureaucratic hurdle

December 1, 2009 0 comments

The City Plan Commission unanimously approved an amendment to the University’s 2006 Institutional Master Plan Tuesday night, clearing the first of two bureaucratic hurdles before renovations can begin on a new medical school building in the Jewelry District.