Springfield Seeks Consultant to Assist With Redevelopment at Court Square

SPRINGFIELD -- The city is advertising for a consultant to assist plans for a major redevelopment of a long-vacant, historic block at Court Square in the downtown, planned for housing and retail uses.

The city is scheduled Nov. 6 to open proposals from consultants for the task of providing project management and related services for the development of the six-story building at 31 Elm St., and adjacent properties in the urban renewal area.

"For a project of this complexity, it makes an awful lot of sense to have a person manage and advance the project on a day-to-day basis," said Kevin Kennedy, the city's chief development officer. "It's a difficult project -- a very complex building to begin with, a complex set of site conditions, a very complex array of financial considerations." Read more

Photographs Inside and Outside of 13-31 Elm St

Court Square Building view as seen in January 2016.

Court Square Art Gallery

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno

Bob Marley

Barbra Streisand

Janis Joplin

Marilyn Monroe

Sammy Davis Jr.

Elvis Presley

Johnny Cash

Billie Holiday

B.B. King

Louis Armstrong

Muhammad Ali

Aretha Franklin

John Lennon

Natalie Cole

Nat King Cole

Bob Dylan

Dizzy Gillespie

Jimi Hendrix

Frank Sinatra

Duke Ellington

Tito Fuentes

Tom Waits

Ella Fitzgerald

Judy Garland

Celia Cruz

Taj Mahal

Jerry Garcia

Matthew Curry

Dale De Joy

Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

Peter Picknelly Sr.

Michael Cass ("The Eraser")

Charles V. Ryan IV

Anthony Ravosa

The Beatles

The Beatles

There's No Place Like Springfield

Artwork created by John Simpson

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