Projects 2019

The City Council has approved a total of $100,000 to rehabilitate two buildings of importance: one at 348 Chestnut Street/ 48-52 Franklin St. and one at 337 Chestnut St.

$50,000 was awarded to the Valley Opportunity Council to fund the historic rehabilitation of the façade for 348 Chestnut Street/ 48-52 Franklin St which was constructed in 1911 and designed by architect George P.B. Alderman & Company. The work will include masonry repair, tuck pointing and cleaning.The five‐story, 14‐by‐22 bay Classical Revival, brick building has an L‐shaped footprint with decorative brickwork, brownstone lintel and sills and a corbelled brick cornice and features 28 apartments. The property will contribute to the significance of the Central Churchill Historic District that may be listed in the National Register of Historic Places if nominated by the State Historic Preservation Officer.

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PROJECT COMPLETE.  The City Council approved $177,900 in CPA funds for the purchase of a 51.7 acre parcel of forested land adjacent to Gloutak Park on Rock Valley Road.

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PROJECT COMPLETE. The City Council approved the CPAC's recommendation of $500 in funding to the Department of Public Works to replicate and replace two historic lanterns on the City Hall Annex building at 20 Korean Veterans Plaza.

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PROJECT COMPLETE. The  CPAC is pleased to announce that the historic Smith's Ferry Cemetery Project was awarded $5,300 in funding to restore 8-10 broken headstones.

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PROJECT COMPLETE (PHASE II). The City Council approved $75,000 to the Department of Public Works and The Friends of City Hall to restore 2 stained glass windows and crate and store additional windows for protection in the Holyoke City Hall at 536 Dwight Street. This project (Phase 2) is now complete.

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