High Rock Developer http://ripr.org en New Life For The 'Superman' Building? http://ripr.org/post/new-life-superman-building <p>There may be new hope for the tallest building in Rhode Island.&nbsp; But efforts to rehab the so-called Superman building, in downtown Providence, failed just last year.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The 26 story building, built in 1928 went dark in April of last year, when its tenants, Bank of America, moved out. The owner, Massachusetts-based High Rock Development, proposed a plan to turn the office space into residences.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:40:38 +0000 John Bender 28957 at http://ripr.org New Life For The 'Superman' Building? "Superman" Building At The Center Of Lawsuit http://ripr.org/post/superman-building-center-lawsuit <p>A court case beginning this week could impact the future of Rhode Island’s tallest building, known as the Superman Building.</p><p>The building’s new owner claims it was left in deplorable condition by longtime occupant Bank of America.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Massachusetts developer High Rock, which owns the so-called Superman Building in Downtown Providence, is suing Bank of America for more than 23 million.</p><p>High Rock claims that the former tenant left the 26 story building so neglected that it is un-rentable without costly repairs.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:32:14 +0000 John Bender 24684 at http://ripr.org "Superman" Building At The Center Of Lawsuit