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Construction Phase 1 – Week 5

Everyone will be able to recognize the WaterFire Arts Center when traveling down Valley Street. But far less visible are the many underground services that it takes to operate a building of the Art Center’s size. Contaminated earth from the...
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Construction Phase 1 – Week 4

Last week was a short one for construction on The WaterFire Arts Center with Thanksgiving arriving that Thursday. Nevertheless, it has been a productive month in Phase 1. All of the windows and much of the asbestos has been removed, and even the old railroad...
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WaterFire Arts Center Valley Street Facelift Video

Check out this video! The Arts Center has thousands of feet of glass, all of which needs to be removed and boards put in their place. Did you know the crew of only TWO could remove hundreds of feet of glass?...
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Architectural Rendering Fly Through

A small preview of the new WaterFire Arts Center from our partners at Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels Architects.
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Yes on 5 Campaign Video

A look at the plans for the WaterFire Arts Center that we made during last year’s Yes on 5 Campaign. Did you know that WaterFire draws over 1,000,000 visitors to Providence each year to experience the artwork and that activity...
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475 Valley Street West View Comparison

Here is a comparison of the current state of the WaterFire Art Center building at 475 Valley Street and an architectural rendering of the planned main entrance.
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The Rosa Parks House Project at the WaterFire Arts Center
August 14, 2018
Celebrating Rosa Parks
March 29, 2018
Grants will be used for upgrades to the WaterFire Arts Center
January 17, 2018