The latest issue of 41°N, a magazine published by Rhode Island Sea Grant and the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute, has an excellent summary of a spring stakeholders workshop about the future development of Providence Harbor:

As you drive along Interstate 95 in Providence, south of the state house, the hotels, and the mall, cast your eye towards Allens Avenue and Providence Harbor. When you look at the smoke stacks, industrial buildings, salt pile, and fuel tanks, are you seeing an eyesore, an unfair burden on the city of Providence, or an economic engine that is vital to the city, state, and region?

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