David Sweetser http://ripr.org en 'Superman' Building Owner Renews Call For State Support Of Rehab Project http://ripr.org/post/superman-building-owner-renews-call-state-support-rehab-project <p>The owner of the Superman Building in downtown Providence renewed his call Tuesday for a public-private partnership to revitalize the vacant skyscraper. But it remains unclear whether the state will provide $39 million in requested help.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:07:57 +0000 Ian Donnis 34645 at http://ripr.org 'Superman' Building Owner Renews Call For State Support Of Rehab Project Superman Building to Remain in Providence Skyline http://ripr.org/post/superman-building-remain-providence-skyline <p></p><div>A spokesman for the owner of the Bank of America building in Providence says there are no plans to tear down the iconic building. &nbsp;</div><div><p>Providence Mayor Angel Taveras said in a recent television interview that the 26-story art deco building – popularly known as the Superman building - might have to be leveled now that Bank of America is leaving it.</p><p>But Bill Fischer, a spokesman for building owner David Sweetser, says demolition is not on the drawing board.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:07:51 +0000 Flo Jonic 12625 at http://ripr.org Superman Building to Remain in Providence Skyline