Several downtown developers are coming together to elevate the profile of this cultural corridor.
Updates and rehabilitation to numerous Shelbourne properties along Pratt & Temple streets, including acquisitions of Temple Street properties (corner & student housing). Ideas include a food hall, micro-apartments, and an eventual full-time programming planner. Outdoor WiFi will be provided on Pratt Street thru October 2020, with a signal strong enough to power over 300 devices at one time.
Work will be done in partnership with Crosskey Architects.
Work to convert, add apartments to 99 Pratt is underway (as of 10/2019); work at 196 Pratt is planned to start January 2020; together, there will be 129 apartments with reactivated storefront retail.
Pratt Street will be closed to vehicles for the entire month starting October 1, 2020. This is the first time the street has been closed 24/7 for a month-long period. Tables and chairs will be set up between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. and free wifi will be provided.
Project Type: Private, with Gov. funding
Address: Pratt Street, Hartford