Upcoming Events in 2016
Please join PPS on Wednesday, January 25 for our 2017 Annual Meeting at the Wheeler School's Isenberg Auditorium in the new Gilder Center for the Arts (224 Angell Street).
The meeting will feature a keynote address on “radical preservation” by renowned architects Amale Andraos and Dan Wood. Ms. Andraos, the Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and Mr. Wood, FAIA, LEED AP, are the Principals at WORKac, New York, where they lead international design projects.
During the meeting, PPS will also unveil our 2017 Most Endangered Properties advocacy list and present Preservation Awards to recognize recent projects, people and initiatives that align with our mission to improve Providence.
The program starts at 5:30 pm (doors open at 5), and is free and open to all. Advance registration is required online or by calling 401-831-7440. There will be a light reception following the program.
PPS thanks the Foundry Associates, our Annual Meeting Partner in Preservation Sponsor, and the Wheeler School for their support. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Angela Kondon, Director of Donor Relations, at 401-831-7440.
Hear ye, hear ye! You and a few hundred illustrious lords and ladies are royally invited to the most spectacular party of the year: the Providence Preservation Society Winter Bash 2017. This year's theme is "Kings & Queens," and creative interpretations are encouraged. Feeling regal? Dust off your crown and reign in style. Prefer to rule the stage? From drag queen to Queen of the Stone Age, this is your night!
This year's Bash will take place on Saturday, February 25 at 8 pm at the International Importing Building at 47 Rathbone Street. One of two original produce market buildings that remain in the city, the c. 1935 industrial structure is being transitioned this year into "Made in Rhode Island" Maker Space by Rathbone Properties LLC. Get your tickets early for special savings! Want to save even more and support historic preservation? Join PPS today to save on Bash tickets and more.
Food stations + cash bar
Music + dancing courtesy of DJ JR with surprise performances throughout the evening
Committee Co-Chairs: Kaitlyn Frolich & Emily Greagori
Committee: Cait Amirault, Michaela Antunes, Oliver Bennett, Diana Capellan, Jill Carney, Rachel Driver, Danielle Gaboury, Samantha Gaus, Matt Karimi, Xay Khamsyvoravong, Maria Maidana, Christopher Marsella, Robert Matthews and Jack Renshaw, Pat and Terry Moran, Michael Plourde, Sarah Pumple, Nicole Purcell, John Richard, Molly Romanco, Josh Shields, John Taraborelli, Julie and Mark Van Noppen, Peter Van Noppen
Special Thanks to our Royal Court Bash sponsor, Trac Builders!
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