Public Housing

Demolition Begins at Hartford's Bowles Park Housing Complex

Demolition Begins at Hartford's Bowles Park Housing Complex

Demolition is underway at the Chester Bowles Park, part of an effort to revitalize the public housing complex in the city's Blue Hills neighborhood.

The labor represents the culmination of years of planning, financed by private and public funding, including two separate, $1 million tax credits from the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority.

The project, overseen by the city's Housing Authority, is being developed by Overlook Village Redevelopment Associates, a partnersip of other agencies.

A majority of the crumbling, 1950s-era buildings in the complex have been torn down along Granby Street during the first phase of the project, Todd D. McClutchy of JHM Financial...

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