It’s been 10 years since a raging fire swept through the Brooks House. Click here to read Kevin O’Connor’s recent article about the challenges—then and now—and hope for the future.
Hosted February 8-12, 2021, the Invest in Vermont Series can now be viewed online. Find the videos here.
Taking place via Zoom February 8-12!
“If there was ever a time to think creatively about putting capital to work to strengthen our local communities, the time is now. As we turn the chapter on a year that at times felt disorienting and chaotic, 2021 offers new opportunities to invest in Vermont’s future. To that end, the Vermont Community Foundation invites you to join us for a week of inspiration, learning, and networking, convened by some of the leading organizations in Vermont’s local investment ecosystem.”
To learn more and to register, click here!
If you’re out in the Bennington, Vermont area, you may have noticed that work is starting up again at the Putnam Block! We’re excited to report that crews began returning to work during the last week of April. We will be ramping up the job site over the next few weeks in accordance with the Governor’s orders and new COVID-19 safety procedures.
Posted on Manchester Life April 14, 2020
Bob Stevens, Founder & President of Stevens & Associates and a Principal for M&S Development is working on two important downtown revitalization projects. Read about them in the Vermont Arts & Living Winter/Spring 2020 issue:
Take an inside look at the Putnam Block Redevelopment project in Bennington, VT. M&S Development and Stevens & Associates are excited to provide services for this complex site transformation and downtown revitalization project.
To take an inside look watch the iBerkshires video here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=425028038158299
For more information about the Putnam Block Redevelopment project visit: www.putnamblock.com
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center and Museum Housing
Imagine yourself sharing an address with one of the
region’s most exciting contemporary arts museums.
Just steps away, you will find local restaurants, a thriving
arts and entertainment scene, unlimited access to the
great outdoors—all that you will want or need just
beyond your front door. “The Museum” is the new
gateway to Brattleboro’s exciting downtown, offering
all the benefits of an urban setting yet nestled in one
of Vermont’s quaintest historic districts.
What you need. Where you need it.
The Museum is a mix of apartments and condominiums perched above the new Brattleboro Museum & Art Center. Located on Main Street at the confluence of the Connecticut River and Whetstone Brook, you will experience the four seasons in all their glory with unparalleled views of the water against the backdrop of Mount Wantastiquet.
Each new residence is thoughtfully designed and appointed with high-end finishes, a strong nod to energy efficiency, and elevator access to each level. A variety of layouts and sizes are available including one, two, and three bedrooms, as well as penthouses with private decks.
Amenities include: washer and dryer in all units, high speed internet, indoor bike storage, trash and recycling, rooftop deck, and a common room with fitness area.
A Walker’s Paradise
With a 90 Walk Score rating, The Museum is considered a Walker’s Paradise. This means you can conduct your daily errands without the need for a car. Step outside and find…
• Culture: The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, the Latchis Theatre, New England Youth Theater, New England Center for Circus Arts, Gallery Walk on the first Friday of every month, and more!
• Food and Drink: 22 Eateries, breweries, and distilleries
• Shopping: 50 locally owned shops with everything from books and bicycles to nuts and bolts
• Outdoor Recreation: Mount Wantastiquet, Retreat Trails and Harris Hill Ski Jump, Winston-Prouty Trails, West River Trail, and Living Memorial Park featuring an ice arena, trail system, pool, ski hill with rope tow—between a half and two miles away. World-class ski resorts within an hour’s drive.
• Healthy Lifestyle: Yoga and dance studios, fitness centers, massage, personal care
• Brattleboro Food Co-op: directly across the street
• Professional Services: Multiple banks, financial services, and legal professionals within a few blocks.
• Brattleboro Memorial Hospital: medical district within one mile
You can get there from here.
Brattleboro’s location provides easy access to major metro areas.
• Amtrak’s Vermonter offers daily service between Washington D.C. and northern Vermont through New York and Connecticut.
• Greyhound provides regular bus service from Boston, Albany and coastal Maine.
• The Museum is just over a mile from exits 1 and 2 off of I-91.
Find out more today!
Contact us to add your name to the rapidly growing waitlist for this exciting property, or to learn more about Museum Block.
Improving the community in more ways than one, Bread Loaf Corp. offers construction workers at the Putnam Block project site training sessions in a makeshift classroom. Workers are developing a greater literacy with architectural, structural and other types of drawings used in construction projects.
For more information visit: https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/after-hours-training,590365?