Archive for the 'City Planning' Category

Plan to Discard Canals Opposed by Eagle Lodge

December 6th, 2013 | 1 Comment

Canal Street Underpass Proposal

January 28th, 2013 | Comments Off on Canal Street Underpass Proposal

Great Ado Over a Little Water

January 7th, 2012 | Comments Off on Great Ado Over a Little Water

An Expert on Holyoke Park

January 2nd, 2012 | Comments Off on An Expert on Holyoke Park

Street Widening Plan Arouses Opposition

December 19th, 2011 | Comments Off on Street Widening Plan Arouses Opposition


Suggested Holyoke Books

Mountain Park -- The Holyoke destination we all loved.

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College, Postcard History by Donna Albino. Many Holyoke women have attended Mount Holyoke. Author also maintains an amazing MHC website based upon her personal collection.

Holyoke - Chicopee, A Perspective

Holyoke-Chicopee: A Perspective, by Ella Merkel DiCarlo. DiCarlo, a former Transcript columnist offers a fascinating compilation of her essays. Published in 1982, this out-of-print book is worth looking for in the aftermarket.


Holyoke, by Craig Della Penna. The first Holyoke book in the Arcadia series, published in 1997.

Belle Skinner Collection

Belle Skinner Collection, by Ruth Isabel Skinner. Published in 1933, this book is long out of print but copies are still available in the aftermarket.

Mitch Epstein: Family Business

Mitch Epstein: Family Business Published in 2003, available in the aftermarket. Epstein's furniture.