Luke Bronin for Hartford | Development Projects

Development Projects

Here are some projects that have gotten going under Mayor Bronin’s tenure.

North Hartford:


▪ $1.9 million remediation of 3 City-owned lots on Homestead Avenue

▪ Renovated, ADA-compliant, and expanded facilities for Ebony Horsewoman

▪ New Marcus Garvey Park in Blue Hills

▪ New playground at Waverley School


▪ $40 million Phase I of Bowles Park/Willow Creek redevelopment

▪ $100 million Weaver High School renovation

▪ $34 million Swift Factory rehabilitation

▪ $30 million Albany Avenue Streetscape Project

▪ $28 million Phase I of Westbrook Village redevelopment

▪ $7.5 million renovation to former Quirk Middle School building for Police Athletic League

▪ $2.5 million extension of Connecticut Riverwalk north to Meadow Brook

▪ Multi-million renovation of Pride Travel Center on I-91

▪ $1.5 million new park on Albany Avenue (between Magnolia and Irving)

▪ Upper Albany Façade Improvement Program (3-year, $287,000)

▪ $1.55 million homeownership development at Brackett Knoll

STARTING SUMMER 2019: $80 million Martin Luther King, Jr., School renovation


▪ $3.7 million improvement of intersection at Albany Avenue and High, Main, and Ely Streets

▪ Multi-million renovation of residential building at Albany and Vine

▪ North Main Street streetscape improvements between Earle Street and the City line

▪ The Northside Supermarket Initiative

South Hartford:


▪ $150 million Hartford Hospital Bone & Joint Institute

▪ $27 million Capewell Lofts factory conversion

▪ $4 million gas station and apartments on Hudson Stret

▪ Park Terrace I rehabilitation

▪ Rehabilitation of Parkville’s George Day Park

▪ Park Street Façade Improvement Program

▪ El Mercado debt restructuring and sale

▪ Designation as an “Innovation Place” with $6 million award


▪ $10.7 Park Street Branch Library

▪ $14.2 million Park Terrace II rehabilitation

▪ $14 million conversion of Colt North Armory

▪ $1.35 million improvement to intersections of Maple Avenue at both Retreat Avenue and Jefferson Street

▪ $14 million Dillon Stadium rehabilitation

▪ $3.5 million Parkville Market

▪ $5.2 million SINA “Cityscape VI” new construction project

▪ $3.6 million streetscape improvements for Bartholomew Avenue

▪ Final designation of Coltsville as National Historical Park

▪ $26,400 improvement to the community garden in Pope Park

▪ $25,000 in mini-grants through the “Love Your Block” pilot program for Frog Hollow


▪ $26 million Park & Main Street redevelopment

▪ Wethersfield/Maple/Franklin Avenue Streetscape Improvements

▪ $100 million mixed use development on Bartholomew Ave

West End/Asylum Hill:


▪ $4.5 million Phase I Farmington Avenue Streetscape Improvements

▪ $2.5 million renovation of 207 Garden Street

▪ Heritage Rose Garden, new entryway, and benches in Elizabeth Park


▪ $26.5 million St. Francis Hospital Outpatient Orthopedic Center

▪ $1.5 million Phase II Farmington Avenue Streetscape Improvements

▪ Renovations at 479 and 498 Farmington Avenue


▪ I-84 Project Planning, including Capital Gateway Master Plan to re-envision Asylum Hill/downtown connections

▪ New athletic fields for Hartford Public High School



▪ $71 million Dunkin’ Donuts Park – Yard Goats with 400,000 attendance

▪ $140 million UConn Downtown campus

▪ Opening of innovation centers: Upward Hartford, InsureTech Hub, and Stanley + Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator

▪ Infosys signs lease to begin creating 1,000 jobs

▪ Re-opening of the Goodwin Hotel

▪ Refurbishment of Bushnell Park Playground and new lighting in Bushnell Park


▪ Creation of several hundred housing units in projects across downtown, from 101-111 Pearl Street to 370 Asylum Street several smaller projects on Ann and Allyn Streets

▪ $23 million final phase of Front Street Project

▪ $2.5 million Theaterworks expansion


▪ DoNo Development

▪ Bushnell South Development