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    Stadium & Riverwalk | Tidewater Landing | Pawtucket

    Unlike the proposed RI PawSox baseball park, my understanding is that there is no upfront public money going to the construction of the stadium. The public funding is for infrastructure and most of the assistance is directly tied to credits on future tax revenues.
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    Stadium & Riverwalk | Tidewater Landing | Pawtucket

    Pawtucket has a long association with the game of soccer. The oldest continuous soccer competition, the National Challenge Cup (now known as the US Open Cup), actually held its very first championship in 1914 at Coats Field in Pawtucket in front of some 10,000 spectators. The Brooklyn Field...
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    Stadium & Riverwalk | Tidewater Landing | Pawtucket

    The river is tidal all the way up to the natural Pawtucket Falls below the Main Street Bridge that is located between the Slater Mill and former Apex store with pyramid shaped roof. The Falls were the northern bounds of the Providence Colony per Roger Williams' deed with the local Native...
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    Stadium & Riverwalk | Tidewater Landing | Pawtucket

    https://patch.com/rhode-island/pawtucket/pawtucket-planning-commission-oks-tidewater-stadium-riverwalk?fbclid=IwAR3s7k2loldRzp1HGGUfGaLxUDFTlKhfTNyLaZ_IvWxusbL2fnrYucyn_tA
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    Worcester Infill and Small Developments

    It sadly has the misfortune of being sandwiched between two of Worcester's many ugly structures. The faux facades on the old Wt Grants (left) and former bank (right) do not work.
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    Providence developments

    Just came across the neat link to a map that lists all construction projects in the City of Providence from planning and approval to completion. https://pvdgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=d98b58076391485baf3550616817c0c7
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    Evolution of the Prudential Center: 1954-1989

    I seem to remember when I was very young in its early years that there was once an outdoor skating rink in the winter.
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    Providence developments

    The new Long Live beer garden at the corner of Westminster and Union Streets:
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    Providence developments

    The recently opened 110 Grill restaurant in the Marriott Residence Inn across from the RI Convention Center:
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    195 Providence Innovation & Design District

    Parcel 28 - 248 residential unit Emblem 125 construction site: https://www.195district.com/projects/emblem-125/
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    195 Providence Innovation & Design District

    The Wickenden Street Parcel 6 construction site. This is the residential building with a large ground level 13,000 sf market space that is rumored to be Trader Joe's. Parcel 6 architectural rendering: Parcel 6 link: https://www.195district.com/projects/parcel-6/
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    195 Providence Innovation & Design District

    The completed 225 Dyer Street & Garrahy Garage with the future Aloft Hotel to the right under construction:
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    Providence Style Old & New

    A photo of downtown Providence that I took at Prospect Terrace Park today. A statue of Roger Williams looks out onto the city he founded.
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    137-151 Friendship St at Pine | Jewelry District | Providence

    This is a photo I took today of the site for this proposed building. The Garrahy Garage is in the right background. The cherry picker on the right is being used on the construction of the Emblem 125 residences.
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    137-151 Friendship St at Pine | Jewelry District | Providence

    This structure, while not officially in the I-195 Knowledge & Innovation District, would border it. The district's already built JWU Bowen Center, Chestnut Commons (92 residential units), and Garrahy Parking Garage would be on adjoining blocks and the currently under construction Emblem 125...
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    137-151 Friendship St at Pine | Jewelry District | Providence

    It would be built on empty parking lots that surround the Colosseum Nightclub on Pine Street. https://pbn.com/12-story-apartment-building-proposed-for-jewelry-district/
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    Providence East Side Railroad Tunnel

    Just as an fyi - the still to this day active bus tunnel is also visible in the old photo. It is just to the right of the first Baptist Church of America that is in top center. The bus tunnel's other end come out at the Thayer Street commercial strip.
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    Providence East Side Railroad Tunnel

    The old aerial photo below shows the route of the old East Side rail line leaving downtown. The old Union Station is in the bottom left corner. The eastern end of Kennedy Plaza is to its right along the bottom. The first Baptist Church of America on N Main Street is in the middle at the top...
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    Providence East Side Railroad Tunnel

    An old photo I took of the now closed off western end (next to and up behind the Mills Tavern on N Main Street) of the East Side Train Tunnel:

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