The Historic Redevelopment of The Frank Howard Building is one of the most exciting and transformative real estate projects in Downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Together with the projected mix of uses (retail and residential), a very high level of sustainability, and the central downtown location; it is a unique and distinctive quality of live-work-shop choice that appeals to a broad demographic.
This adaptive reuse project will convert this underutilized building into 14 market-rate apartments and 10,000 square feet of storefront retail. Utilizing approximately $1.9 million dollars in State and Federal Historic Tax Credits and $400K in Housing Development Incentive Program (HDIP) Tax Credits from The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.
This development is striving to be an example of sustainable development solutions, to have a forceful contribution to vibrant, healthy, and equitable communities in downtown districts. These sought out investment opportunities create a positive contribution to our economy, community and environment.
Frank Howard Building
Durkee Brown Viveiros Werenfels Architects