$50K incentive offered by the Springfield Historic Preservation Fund for restoration of unique Frank

From the Springfield Republican, www.Masslive.com

SPRINGFIELD -- The city, aided by trustee group offering an incentive of up to $50,000, is seeking developers interested in buying and restoring an architecturally unique house at 60 Byers St., across from the Springfield Armory National Historic Site.

The two-story, city-owned house is in the downtown area in the Quadrangle-Mattoon Historic District, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building has three legal housing units.

The city is offering the house for sale, and the Trustees of the Springfield Historic Preservation Fund are offering up to $50,000 in incentive funds for the development.

The fund was established by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and MGM Springfield to assist in the renovation of historic properties within a half-mile of MGM's casino project, officials said.

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To see the RFP for 60 Byers Street, click here.

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