Category Archives: North Main Street

Enjoy the Local Wildlife

Check out the great video made by neighbor Greg Gerritt. Moshassuck Critters presents Insect and Pond Critters North Burial Ground 2015  

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LA Fitness gets in shape on North Main St.

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At long last – two-way traffic

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City commission approves NMS plan

The Providence City Plan Commission Tuesday approved a revised plan to construct a fitness center on North Main Street and to replace the Sears building with a 300-space parking lot. Although 11 neighborhood residents testified against the plan and members of the UniteHere! union displayed a chain of 86 letters, many from Summit, opposing the […]

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Board opposes North Main Street proposal

The SNA board of directors, at their regular, public meeting Monday night, voted to continue to oppose the proposal to demolish the Sears building on North Main Street and replace it with a parking lot. In a unanimous voice vote, the following motion was approved: “Given the very minimal nature of the response to the […]

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Parking-lot proposal for North Main Street resurfaces with few modifications

The proposal to demolish the Sears building on North Main Street and replace it with a 300-space parking lot is scheduled to come before a city hearing again, but with few of the changes urged by neighborhood residents and the planning panel itself.. The Procaccianti Group, the Rhode Island developers acting for the LA Fitness […]

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New construction on North Main Street

There is a new building going up on North Main Street in Summit – the first such construction in years – and it has been described as “what should be being built along this corridor.” It is a mixed-use development with the ground floor dedicated to retail space and with three two-story townhouses above. The […]

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Update on plans to pave local streets

Here is the Summit neighborhood portion of the city’s comprehensive paving map, which includes the streets that the Narragansett Bay Commission is responsible for. Those marked in black are the NBC’s domain, those in dark purple are to be done by the city between the summer of 2014 and the spring of 2015. The map […]

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Providence Alternative Market growing on Saturdays on North Main Street

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Providence Dep’t of Art, Culture + Tourism Call for Art for North Main St. Bus Shelters

Call for Art! Providence Bus Shelter Art Panels & Seating The City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Department of Planning and Development, in partnership with the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), invite artists and artist/fabricator teams to submit their qualifications and concepts for art panels and seating to be […]

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