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Fane Tower and Folk Fest Draw Crowds

Fane Update Highlights of Summer 2018 included two contrasting events in Fox Point: a heated advocacy effort and a mellow folk music festival. In mid-July, FPNA joined several other neighborhood organizations, the Providence Preservation Society, and many individual neighbors to oppose a change in the city’s Zoning Ordinance requested by New York architect Jason Fane, who proposes building a 600-foot luxury residential tower on the west side of the Providence River. The effort culminated in an hours-long, packed hearing at City Hall in which the Committee on Ordinances heard testimony from dozens of constituents, ultimately voting to oppose the tower. Ward 1 City Councilman Seth Yurdin descr

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