Dynamo building http://ripr.org en New Life Could Come to "Dynamo House" in Providence http://ripr.org/post/new-life-could-come-dynamo-house-providence <p>The old South Street power station in Providence’s jewelry district has been vacant for well over a decade. But it’s about to get a facelift and a new life in the state’s higher education system.</p><p>Brown University has announced plans to re-develop the century-old South Street power station, also known as the Dynamo House, into a shared nursing education center and administrative offices.&nbsp; The nursing center will be part of the joint nursing school run by the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College. The administrative offices will be used by Brown.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:56:25 +0000 Flo Jonic 17555 at http://ripr.org New Life Could Come to "Dynamo House" in Providence What to Do With Providence's Empty Dynamo House http://ripr.org/post/what-do-providences-empty-dynamo-house <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;">The Dynamo House, the century-old onetime Narragansett Electric power station, now sits as a forlorn reminder of what once thrived along Providence’s downtown waterfront.&nbsp; And as Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott MacKay notes, it now stands as a guard to the old Jewelry District that state and city officials are trying to rebrand as a Knowledge District.</span></font></div><div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p></div><div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:23:37 +0000 Scott MacKay 15507 at http://ripr.org What to Do With Providence's Empty Dynamo House Filling the Dynamo Building with a museum? http://ripr.org/post/filling-dynamo-building-museum <p>The Dynamo House, the century-old onetime Narragansett Electric power station, now sits as a forlorn reminder of what once thrived along Providence’s downtown waterfront. &nbsp;And as Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott MacKay notes, it now stands as a guard to the old Jewelry District that state and city officials are trying to rebrand as a Knowledge District.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 19:42:26 +0000 Scott MacKay 15358 at http://ripr.org