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Bringing Conventions To Ri, Chester Smolski Sep 1992

Bringing Conventions To Ri, Chester Smolski

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"On time and under budget: It's not often that one can say that about a government-sponsored and government-built project, but to date, that is exactly the status of the Rhode Island Convention Center. Assuming this pace of development continues, the center will open in December 1993 below the $290 million projected cost."


Building Providence: Why Not Shout It From The Rooftops?, Chester Smolski Jun 1992

Building Providence: Why Not Shout It From The Rooftops?, Chester Smolski

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"In the past decade, we have moved railroad tracks and built a new railroad station; we are moving two rivers; and now we plan to move an interstate highway. These were the opening remarks of Tom Deller, associate director of planning for the city of Providence to planners here for the annual meeting of the New England chapter of the American Planning Association. Just the thought of these words is mind-boggling."


What Downtown Needs To Get Going, Chester Smolski Mar 1992

What Downtown Needs To Get Going, Chester Smolski

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"They mayor of Providence wasted little time in responding to the ideas presented by Andres Duany and his team of experts i the recent Providence charrette. he appointed a task force consisting of nine subcommittees which have bee studying the ideas suggested in Dunay's preliminary report."