Doc Brinker

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Doc Digresses: An Interview with J Hogue, Publisher of Art in Ruins
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Doc Digresses: An Interview with J Hogue, Publisher of Art in Ruins

With Kate Bramson’s wintry departure from The Providence Journal and Ned Connors ensconced in the private sector, there’s only one ...

Downtown Design Review Committee Review: Plugging Holes Near RISD
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Downtown Design Review Committee Review: Plugging Holes Near RISD

Did you know all downtown construction must receive approval from an unelected body of architects, developers and preservationists? They are ...

Doc Digresses: An Interview with Mark Van Noppen, Co-Founder of the Armory Revival Company
November 15, 2017 No Commentby

Doc Digresses: An Interview with Mark Van Noppen, Co-Founder of the Armory Revival Company

If “white flight” is a novel phrase to you, I suggest you read someone who has more than a  paragraph ...

Lost (and Found) Providence: Four Houses That Tell the Story of Urban Development
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Lost (and Found) Providence: Four Houses That Tell the Story of Urban Development

David Brussat, the former architecture critic for The Providence Journal, published a book called Lost Providence two days before I ...

Downtown Design Review Committee Review: Summer Memories
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Downtown Design Review Committee Review: Summer Memories

It’s been a tame summer for the Downtown Design Review Committee. With so little to report on, your correspondent has ...

Downtown Design Review Committee Review: The Cambridge Innovation Center
May 3, 2017 No Commentby

Downtown Design Review Committee Review: The Cambridge Innovation Center

  The Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) meets monthly to approve all renovation and construction in Providence’s D-1 zoning district.  ...

Downtown Design Review Committee Review
March 22, 2017 No Commentby

Downtown Design Review Committee Review

The Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) meets monthly to approve all renovation and construction in Providence’s D-1 zoning district. The ...