Project Manager: Samalid Hogan, Office of Planning & Economic Development
Project Location: South End Neighborhood
Property Owners: City of Springfield
Project Budget: $200,000 - U.S. EPA Clean Up Grant(2007-2008); $200,000 City-Bond (Oct. 2009)
Site is within the Springfield Growth District and the Gateway Plus Target Area.
This city-owned 3 acre site was formerly home to a 100,000 SF turn-of-the-century textile mill. The building burned to the ground in 2003. The City secured $200,000 for cleanup of remaining Brownfield issues, which has been completed. The site has frontage on Main, Central, and Winthrop streets.
On October 2009, the City invested approximately $200,000 to remove of all above-ground structures and brush, level the lot, loam and seed the site, re-establish the tree belt, and construct new sidewalks on Morris Street and Central Street.
Parcel Size: +-3 acres
Building Size: N/A
Zoning: Industrial A
Remediation of this site was completed in the summer of 2008 with clean up grant funds from the U.S. Environmental Projection Agency (EPA).The Gemini site is one of the development sites highlighted in the South End Revitalization Plan. Future use of this site is yet to be determined.
Find out more about the South End Revitalization Coalition and the South End Revitalization Project.