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24
Jan

New Staircase!

The final touches! One of the WFAC’s signature elements, the large staircase to the second floor, was being installed today. After it receives its final coat of bright red paint, the staircase will be tying in the different Mondrian inspired...
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23
Jan

Building for the Future Episode 21 | Post Break Progress on the First Floor

Take a tour with us around the first floor of the new WaterFire Arts Center! This floor will be home to our production department as well as the great hall, and the smaller multi-function room. Our dramatic entryway and welcome...
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17
Jan

Building for the Future Episode 20 | Progress over Break

A lot of progress has been made in the WaterFire Arts Center since we left for Christmas Break. While the WF staff was enjoying its time off over the holidays the construction team was hard at work continuing to build...
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12
Jan

Facades inside and out!

  As the WaterFire Arts Center comes closer and closer to completion, it is beginning to take on its final looks. From the outside, the doors and awnings are installed, giving a definite visual impression that the building is no...
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06
Jan

Back from the Holiday Break!

  While the WaterFire staff was away enjoying a hard-earned post-season holiday, TRAC builders and many subcontractors continued to work on the WaterFire Arts Center. They’ve installed central heating, and are now sealing up the spaces around the windows. The...
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06
Jan

Building for the Future Episode 19 | Financial Development and Implementation

Barbara Sokoloff and Associates has worked closely with WaterFire Providence to bring abut a complicated and successful funding package that will allow us to finance the WaterFire Arts Center. Their work with us has been so successful that the WaterFire...
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05
Dec

Building for the Future Episode 18 | Brian Kelleher

Brian Kelleher and the Aspen Group have been the project managers and developers for the WaterFire Arts Center, and are responsible for helping us to shepherd the project to completion. You can hear some of Brian’s thoughts on the project...
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22
Nov

Building for the Future Episode 17 | Full Groundbreaking Ceremony!

It is a little late for breaking news, but we here at WaterFire Providence celebrated the groundbreaking for our new  building at the beginning of the month with our official groundbreaking ceremony! Many great public supporters of WaterFire were there...
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13
Oct

Windows are in!

It has been weeks of installation, but finally, the WaterFire Art Center has its new windows! Insulation around the windows is still being carefully fitted, but the final facade of the WaterFire Art Center is finally coming into place and...
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