Pittsfield: Historical Commission sets public meeting on endangered buildings


The Pittsfield Historical Commission, in conjunction with the city's Department of Community Development, will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, in Council Chambers at City Hall to solicit input to complete an Endangered Historic Building Casebook to support Pittsfield's ongoing preservation program.

The project is funded through a grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission.

Project consultant Elizabeth Rairigh, of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, will discuss the initiative.

The purpose of the casebook is to identify and describe endangered historic buildings in Pittsfield, and provide a prioritized action plan for stakeholders to rehabilitate, reuse, and/or reimagine these properties.

The Historical Commission seeks input from residents, business owners, and property owners who are interested in providing feedback on the progress of the project to identify vacant, underutilized, abandoned, and/or threatened properties in the city.

For more information, contact Cornelius Hoss, city planner, at 413-499-9366.


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