Providence, Rhode Island, US
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AS220 has been instrumental in the revitalization of downtown Providence. They now own three buildings, which had been largely abandoned and have now been converted into gallery space, a theater and several small businesses, providing what is recognized as a national model for urban renewal. The suitcase also held documents, such as, "A Proposal for the Historic Rehabilitation and Adaptive Re-use of the Lederer-Packard Building," to be distributed to potential backers.
Crenca, Umberto, "Downtown Model in a Suitcase" (1997). AS220 Digital Archive. 724.