In 1906 the Berkshire Railway System constructed a building on Seymour Street to host a steam boiler and large electrical generators to power the trolley cars going up and down North Street.
Six years later the facility was too small. The railroad built a new one on East Street and vacated the Seymour Street building. The Polish community, however, saw that all other groups had their own churches and started petitioning the Catholic Diocese of Springfield for one. In 1921, the diocese grante
As the building approaches its 100th birthday, the former Fox Hollow School is being reborn as luxury apartments.
Developer David Carver has managed the sprawling 222 acres off of Route 7 for years and recently closed on a purchase of the historic mansion. Now he's received his permits and is finishing the design to turn the home, built by the Vanderbilt family in 1919, into high-end apartments.
The historic Walker House has found new life.
Allegrone Companies just completed a $1.5 million renovation of the building, which most recently served as a bed and breakfast, to create eight high-end rental units.