89 South Senior Living Community Opens Its Doors

July 30, 2019

89 South Ribbon Cutting

"Congratulations to all those who had a part in saving this historic building, renovating it into what will be a safe haven for older citizens who need comfort, and a place to live." - Mayor Linda Tyer

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Earlier this week we celebrated the completion of Berkshire Place’s new independent living community, known as 89 South. Among the 50 who attended were Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer and representatives from state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier and state Sen. Adams Hinds' offices.

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Allegrone Companies provided design-build services for the three-story, Richardsonian Romanesque building located in the heart of Pittsfield. The building was constructed in 1888 as the Berkshire County Home for Aged Women, and later became Berkshire Place in the 1960s. The new space houses 18 living units, primarily one- and two-bedroom setups, all of which express the 21st century historic character and new-age transitional design while offering the latest technologies.

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Shout-out to our team on a job well done:

Architect - Anthony Allegrone
Project Executive – Lou J. Allegrone
Project Manager - Joe Simon
Superintendent - Rob Rosier
Interior Designers - Sue L. Allegrone & Sue A. Allegrone

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Originally built in 1888 as the Berkshire County Home for Aged Women, the design entailed restoring and replicating prominent historic details, which pay homage to the Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, while incorporating a new transitional style that boasts the comforts of multifamily living in the modern age.  The program houses 18 residential units along with shared amenities including dining cafe, reading and fitness and educational uses. 
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