Apr 17, 2021




Downtown Projects:




Mohawk Theater Marquee and Performing Arts Center a $7.7 million dollar renovation of an original E.M. Lowe family "Flagship Theater".

North Adams Public Library a $4.3 million dollar restoration and expansion where the library became the first "green" library in Massachusetts.

Veterans Memorial Park
 a beautifully landscaped park displaying more than 5,000 local honor roll inductees.

Steeple City Plaza Renovation and construction of the former K-Mart  offers retailers name-brand apparel, sporting goods and an eight-screen theater with stadium seating.

New Restaurants and Area Attractions

Historic Period Lighting and Sidewalks

Decorative Street Banners

Beautiful Trees, Flowers and Seasonal Decorations

Improved Downtown Transporation and 

Historic Preservation: 

Blackinton Block on Holden Street

Flat-Iron Building on Eagle Street

Community Development Projects:




Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Drury High School - a $22 million dollar renovation project providing new classrooms, library, gymnasium, entrance foyer, security and state-of-the-art technology.

Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative (BWLI) - a pilot program to evaluate a one-to-one approach of using laptop computers and wireless communication to transform teaching and learning.  Silvio O. Conte Middle School in North Adams, along with middle schools in Pittsfield, Massachusetts are participating in this exciting state-of-the-art project.

Noel Field Athletic Complex - City-wide multi-purpose recreational facility. Joe Wolfe Field has a Baseball field,  Grandstand with press box, lighting, batting cages, consession stands, etc.  Noel Field includes the John J. Giorgi Basketball Court with lighting, tennis courts, walking track, playground, softball field with lighting, press box and open field area. Disanti Field has soccer field, softball field with press box and comfort stations.

Alcombright Athletic Field - Premiere multi-purpose athletic complex for baseball, softball, T-ball, soccer, etc.

Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink - Ice Skating and Ice Hockey renovations to host youth and adult programs as well as for the annual Winter Bay State Games.

North Adams Armory - Acquisition and renovations for hosting youth activites.

Massive Street and Sidewalk Paving

Planning Guide: Permitting Guide
Forms, Permits, and Licenses: Forms, Permits, and Licenses
Links of Interest: Office of Community Development
Berkshire County Regional Planning Commission

Building Department