Providence’s Waterfront: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
HOURS Sat, May 5; 4pm-5:30pm
MEETING POINT Meeting Location: near / on the Crawford Street Bridge – by Hemenways Restaurant
ENDING POINT The tour will end at Waterplace Park
The tour will travel north along the river walk constructed between 1990 and 1996, then west with the curvature of the river. Stories about the project itself and the buildings along the river will be featured, with the author’s caustic opinions highlighted. Tour goers are encouraged to engage the tour guide with questions and objections. At best, the tour will be a discussion about architecture and urbanism.
WALK LEADER: David Brussat
David Brussat is the author of “Lost Providence,” published in August 2017. He was architecture critic of the Providence Journal for 25 years.