Bank of America

Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, is this year’s featured speaker at Central Congregational Church’s annual Darrell West Lecture Series on Religion and Politics. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Thursday, February 12 at 6 p.m. at the church, which is located at 296 Angell St., in Providence. Moynihan and West, a former Brown University political science professor now a Brookings Institution senior vice-president, will discuss leadership and the current...

New Life For The 'Superman' Building?

Feb 11, 2014
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There may be new hope for the tallest building in Rhode Island. But efforts to rehab the so-called Superman building, in downtown Providence, failed just last year. 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. High Rock said it would need some seventy-five million dollars in state support to get the project...

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"Superman" Building At The Center Of Lawsuit

Nov 12, 2013
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A court case beginning this week could impact the future of Rhode Island’s tallest building, known as the Superman Building. The building’s new owner claims it was left in deplorable condition by longtime occupant Bank of America. Massachusetts developer High Rock, which owns the so-called Superman Building in Downtown Providence, is suing Bank of America for more than 23 million. High Rock claims that the former tenant left the 26 story building so neglected that it is un-rentable without...

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The downtown Providence skyscraper affectionately known as the “Superman building” may be getting a new lease on life. The 26 story office building may be going residential. Providence developer Arnold “Buff” Chace says he has been hired by the owner of the Superman building to conduct a feasibility study into turning it into an apartment building. The Art Deco edifice on Kennedy Plaza has been a bank since it was built in the 1920's. But its current occupant, Bank of America, is leaving in...