In 2019, $500 in funding was awarded to the Department of Public Works to replicate and replace two historic lanterns on the City Hall Annex building at 20 Korean Veterans Plaza. The two lanterns were originally located on the north side of the exterior of the City Hall Annex located behind Holyoke City Hall. In 2015, the lanterns were removed from the building due to severe damage. The damaged lanterns were missing their glass panels, which allowed generations of birds to nest inside their enclosures, causing further damage. The restored lanterns were completed by local Holyoke artisan Kamil Peters at DieselWorks, powder-coated by Westside Finishing, and electrified by our DPW, thus restoring the exterior of the Annex to its original appearance and maintaining the historic fabric of this municipal building, which is included on the State Register of Historic Places. The new lanterns restore and maintain the historic features that make our city unique.