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New Housing Development Proposed For Tyler Street

The board acted upon an application from Mill Town Capitol to construct 20 residential units near Forest Place.

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Pittsfield Panel Recommends New Tyler Street Zoning

The board was again presented last Tuesday with the proposed overlay amendment that would modernize zoning in the area that stretches from First Street to Woodlawn Avenue.

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Pittsfield Community Development Sees Tyler Zoning Amendment

The board heard a presentation from City Planner CJ Hoss on Tuesday night and signed off on some changes that would modernize zoning in that area and create more flexibility.

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Former Royal Cleaners in Pittsfield Now Eyed For Marijuana Business

The former Royal Cleaners is now eyed to be repurposed for marijuana retail, cultivation, and manufacturing company. The Zoning Board of Appeals granted a special permit for EOS Farm LLC. to operate there. The plan is to use the majority of the building for cultivation and manufacturing of marijuana products and then use 600 square feet of frontage for retail.

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New Incubator Space Opens On Tyler Street

A new incubator space for the Morningside area is now open. The Tyler Street Lab is now open at 730 Tyler Street. The building houses offices of a number of community organizations and serves as a one-stop shop for people to access whatever they need, whether that be business assistance or community services.

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Pittsfield Seeks Input on Tyler Street Streetscape Plans

After months of working on conceptual designs and working with stakeholders, officials are now taking the vision for a streetscape plan to the wider public.

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Pittsfield Accepts $125K Grant to Help St. Mary's Project

The state released a $125,000 allocation to move the St. Mary's project along. The City Council accepted the grant from the state on Tuesday and the money will fund upgraded infrastructure to the project and preserve the terracotta roofing and campanile tower. The project is being undertaken by CT Management and is transforming the St. Mary the Morningstar property into 29 market-rate housing units.

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With Financing Mostly In Place, St. Mary's Redevelopment Moving Forward

With a new investor on board, CT Management has just about all of its funding in place to redevelop the St. Mary the Morningstar campus. Developer David Carver purchased the property at the end of 2017 with plans to transform the historic property into 29 market-rate housing units. Since then the company has been working on securing the financing need to preserve the buildings, transform the interiors, while still making economic sense. The project is estimated to cost more than $6 million.

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