Bringing Back a Residential Neighborhood in Rhode Island

PAWTUCKET – The abandoned site in Pawtucket, RI was a complete eyesore.  Overgrown with weeds, an area that had once been



PCF Development receives grant to further affordable housing

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Central Falls Development has been named the 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders grant recipient for Rhode Island.

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$11.2 Million Investment a Cause to Celebrate

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — By the end of July, it will be an active construction site. But on Saturday afternoon, the corner of East and Branch streets was the scene of a neighborhood block party organized by Pawtucket Central Falls Development.

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Branch Blackstone Development Breaks Ground with Community Block Party

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The nonprofit Pawtucket Central Falls Development Corp. is holding a neighborhood block party Saturday to celebrate the beginning of work on Branch Blackstone, a 46-unit affordable-housing development that includes the construction of 29 new apartments and preservation of 17 existing units in Pawtucket and Central Falls.

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Branch Street development will turn Brownfield into homes

PAWTUCKET - The word of the day on Monday, according to Pawtucket Central Falls Development Executive Director Linda Weisinger, was “perseverance.”  Weisinger was joined alongside dozens of elected officials and local residents from Pawtucket and Central Falls on the site of what once was a long-vacant parcel of land on Branch Street that was a source of illegal dumping for decades. However, after years of efforts, the land will soon be transformed into 29 new affordable housing units as part of the “Branch Blackstone Development.”

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C.F. marking start of two new re-development projects

CENTRAL FALLS - Ground will be broken at two locations around the square-mile city today, signaling the continued evolution of Central Falls.  First, at 10 a.m., a groundbreaking will be held at 63 Fletcher St., the site of a formerly-blighted six-unit home that was demolished and has sat vacant.

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Pawtucket Central Falls Development celebrates 25th

PAWTUCKET - Join Pawtucket Central Falls Development in celebrating its 25th year of working to revitalize and strengthen neighborhoods in Pawtucket and Central Falls.

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Pride being restored to historic Gately Building

PAWTUCKET - One of the downtown's most unique structures, the historic Gately Building at 335 Main St., is being remade into a hip new housing complex, according to those behind it.  The Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation is responsible for yet another rehab of an old building. This one will bring 13 rental units, a community room and a culinary arts center for the Amos House to the triangular structure.

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