David Sweetser

8:07 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Superman Building to Remain in Providence Skyline

The owner of Providence's so-called Superman building says it won't be torn down.
Credit RIPR

A spokesman for the owner of the Bank of America building in Providence says there are no plans to tear down the iconic building.  

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.

But Bill Fischer, a spokesman for building owner David Sweetser, says demolition is not on the drawing board.

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