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Northampton Holds Roundhouse Lot Hearing Tonight

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Northampton Holds Roundhouse Lot Hearing Tonight

(Northampton, MA) – Northampton is taking a big step tonight in the potential development of the Roundhouse lot.  A special advisory committee reviewing potential development options for the lot behind Pulaski Park will hold a forum to gather input from the public. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the city Council Chambers. A Boston urban design firm will make a presentation. Ideas from the forum will be presented to the Mayor as he drafts a new requests for proposals for the site’s development.

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