WHAT: An event to celebrate the completed renovations and newly-installed sculptures by local artist James Kitchen at 1550 Main in downtown Springfield. Kitchen has installed about 30 sculptures in the first and second floor lobbies of the former federal building, enlivening the space and attracting members of the public to 1550. MassDevelopment bought the 150,000 square-foot building from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for $2.5 million in 2009 and completed a multi-million dollar rehabilitation of its interior, façade, and exterior plaza in 2011. Tenants include the Springfield School Department, some federal tenants and Baystate Health.
WHEN: Monday, April 2, 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lobby of 1550 Main Street, Springfield
WHO: Representative Richard E. Neal
Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno
MassDevelopment President/CEO Marty Jones
Bob Zarnetski, GSA Regional Administrator
Mark Tolosky, President and CEO of Baystate Health Systems