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Tenants Return To Renovated Billings Forge Complex In Hartford

August 25, 2017

By Jenna Carlesso, Hartford Courant

Renovations are complete on 113 units at the sprawling Billings Forge complex, where tenants returned to find fresh paint, new appliances and soaring windows. The months long effort to upgrade the apartments, hallways and lobby in the former mill building on Broad Street concluded this year...

Evonne Klein, Connecticut’s housing commissioner, said the repairs were “critically needed” at the building, erected as a tool plant in 1864. The housing department contributed $5 million to the effort. “It really brings a vibrancy to this whole area where we have new businesses popping up, we have a weekly farmer’s market,” Klein said. “It just adds so much more to this wonderful neighborhood.” 

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