Sen. Miller celebrates ribbon cutting of South Street Landing and the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center

Sen. Joshua Miller joined Gov. Gina M. Raimondo today joined university, state and local leaders in the opening and ceremonial ribbon cutting of South Street Landing.

The former South Street Power Station facility now houses 265,000 square-feet of academic and office space occupied by the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center and Brown University. Started in 2013, the project was intended to serve as a catalyst for economic development in Providence's Jewelry District adjacent to the former I-195 land.

"As owner of a small business just across the river, a state senator, and chairman of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, I see the many benefits of the new South Street Landing facility from many perspectives. It will promote economic development in the neighborhood. It leveraged state funds for private investment in our state's future. And it will house the highest quality training  for a necessary healthcare workforce," said Senator Joshua Miller.
 

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