Ponte Vecchio in Providence

Building a better bridge for people to enjoy, across the Providence River —in partnership with the private sector for both construction and financing.

We have a dream (the goal)

We dream of places that are beautiful and fun to live in –and how to make them. We yearn for places that make us feel comfortable and warm, that have delight and charm, character and soul —in short, that make us feel humane.

Tale of Two Cities: Stamford

The downtown looks like something out of a bad science fiction movie. Many buildings have only one door on the street and then 1,000 feet of blank walls –modern versions of ancient Troy or Jerusalem, with massive, ugly walls.

Tale of Two Cities: Providence

Providence is considered by many people and travel magazines to be one of the most charming cities in America. “…interesting architecture, pedestrian-friendly streets, quaint bookstores, a sense of history and a friendly atmosphere.”