Construction Begins on Housing for Elderly

by Laurel | April 9th, 2010

Thursday, April 9, 1959

Housing, Corner of Hampden & Nonotuck

Housing, Corner of Hampden & Nonotuck

Construction started Wednesday on vacant property at Hampden and Nonotuck Streets in Holyoke, where a 40 unit housing development for the elderly will be located. The state financed project of five two-story buildings is being constructed by Fred Findlen & Sons of Dedham. Ground breaking ceremonies are set this morning at 10 when Mayor Resnic will lead housing and other officials in dedicating the side. A shovel and trucks were on the job Wednesday, however, opening up the first foundation hole.

Photo above is current, via maps. Below is a photo of the site prior to groundbreaking, you can see the house in the distance is the same in both photos. Is this still used as housing for the elderly? Anyone know?

Corner Hampden and Nonotuck Streets before groundbreaking

Corner Hampden and Nonotuck Streets before groundbreaking

From The Springfield Republican

One Response to “Construction Begins on Housing for Elderly”

  1. I’m not sure if they continue to be reserved exclusively for elderly residents, but the buildings are still there and occupied. They are conveniently next to Rigali’s Restaurant on the site of the former Luchini’s restaurant.

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