PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s tallest building is opening for free public tours.
The so-called “Superman Building” has been vacant for three years. The owner, Massachusetts-based High Rock Development LLC, has been pushing to get public money to help pay to redevelop it.READ MORE: Wife Of New Bedford Police Sergeant Who Died From COVID-19 Fights For Benefits
High Rock announced on Monday that five 90-minute tours were scheduled from July to September.
High Rock’s David Sweetser says he wants Rhode Islanders to be able to enjoy the views from the 26-story building and appreciate the architecture and history of the building.
Within hours of the announcement, all the tours were booked. A High Rock spokesman says they plan to add more.READ MORE: Firework Thrown From Car Sparks Fire In Franklin; Police Search For Driver
The Art Deco-style skyscraper opened in 1928 as the Industrial National Bank Building.
The tour will include the vault, the banking hall and the 25th floor.MORE NEWS: Are COVID Tests Accurate For Variants? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
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