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Topic: Jewelry District


Redevelopment of Jewelry District makes headway

February 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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.

University News

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

University News

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 Comments are Disabled

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

U. plans potential Dynamo House renovation

University News

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.

University News

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 Comments are Disabled

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

University News

Q&A: UCS presidential candidates respond to student questions

April 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled

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