Belated Key Conveyance Ceremony at 88 Hawthorn Street10/20/2021
The new(ish) homeowners at 88 Hawthorn Street graciously agreed to help us out by posing for a key conveyance ceremony. This is only the third time we've done one of these, the others being at 33 Sargeant and 207 Garden (and strangely, it doesn't look like I posted a photo of the actual key conveyance at that ceremony!).
We closed on the sale of 86 Hawthorn Street today, and we're very glad that we had this closing scheduled for today rather than for yesterday! The buyers are a couple moving into Hartford from East Hartford, and we're looking forward to welcoming them to their new home and neighborhood.
We won't miss shoveling the snow here, that's for sure!
Fancy woodwork at 86 & 88 Hawthorn7/2/2020
Today, carpenters arrived from NYC in order to install the fancy woodwork in the gables at 86 & 88 Hawthorn Street. This woodwork will draw the connection between our houses and the big house at 140 Hawthorn Street more closely, and it will add a very nice finishing touch to the houses.
The woodwork was prepared by Fresh Start Pallet Products. Fresh Start is a workforce d
Work goes on4/14/2020
Despite the pandemic, construction goes on at 86 and 88 Hawthorn Street, but as you might have guessed we’ve made several changes to ensure that everyone stays healthy and safe.
First, we’ve slowed down the construction schedule: only one contractor will be on site at any given time in order that everyone can stay six feet apart on the job site. Now that we’
Celebrating Aetna's Role at 86 Hawthorn Street07/24/2019
Chris Montross and Brenda Pabon stopped by the project site today for some photos to salute Aetna’s contribution to the new homes at 86 and 88 Hawthorn Street. Aetna has contributed directly to the project through funding and volunteers, but even more critically Aetna donated the land on which these two town homes – as well as the two yet to come at 80 and 82 – occupy.&n
Volunteers from The Hartford07/12/2019
A group from The Hartford came down to 86 Hawthorn today to pitch in with the framing. The group included Andy Daly and Rachel Pattison, both members of NINA’s board of directors. It was a blistering hot day, but they worked hard, stayed hydrated, and had a good time.
South Marshall Street History06/01/2019
Back in 1947, some developers started work on Marshall Gardens, a complex comprising 10 buildings that were planned to be affordable housing for veterans returning from World War II. At the same time, the Connecticut Highway Commission, precursor to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, was planning for the East-West Expressway through Hartford. The expressway, better known