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Monday, July 1, 2013

URI, Brown, RIC, City, State: A major new plan for South Street Power Station

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Courtesy of Tim Hiebert

The University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Rhode Island College have announced plans to advance a comprehensive redevelopment project in Providence’s Jewelry District.

In collaboration with the State of Rhode Island and City of Providence, the three institutions will enter lease negotiations with Commonwealth Venture Properties, a private developer, that would transform the former South Street Power Station — “Dynamo House,” 360 Eddy Street — to accommodate educational and health sciences growth, including a shared RIC/URI nursing center.

The project would also provide additional retail space, housing for graduate, medical, and upper-level nursing students, and a new parking facility on...

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