Cranston Street Armory


The Cranston Street Armory Reuse Plan is an ongoing process led by the State of Rhode Island and a Steering Committee made up of community members and other stakeholders. The goal of the study is to develop a roadmap for the State to work with private partners to return the historic armory to active use. 

Two public meetings will be held to discuss the upcoming Request for Proposals for a reuse plan for the Cranston Street Armory. All interested parties are encouraged to attend!

Monday, May 13 @ 6 pm  

Cora Brown Community Center
209 Cranston Street 

More details here

Monday, June 3 @ 6 pm 

John Hope Settlement House
7 Thomas P. Whitten Way 

Read more about the history of the Armory here!  



More than 100 stakeholders attended a public meeting hosted by WBNA on September 17th, where the State of RI and their consultant Utile presented an interim report on the Cranston Street Armory.  PPS executive director Brent Runyon provided an update on steering committee participation alongside WBNA executive director Kari Lang.  The next step is for the State to release a RFI (request for information) to gain data about potential tenancy interest.  More details can be found here.

November Armory update

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