North Adams has dozens of blighted or distressed vacant properties, and some remain elusive to the city. It's a problem that new Mayor Jennifer Macksey acknowledges and, during her campaign last year, vowed to address. Here is a look at some of the properties that are known eyesores for the city and neighbors.


Greta Jochem, a Report for America Corps member, joined the Eagle in 2021. Previously, she was a reporter at the Daily Hampshire Gazette. She is also a member of the investigations team.