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8.01.2017 -

Restoring Asylum Hill’s Gateways

Ken Johnson, executive director of Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (NINA), knows that first impressions matter, both to potential homeowners and to NINA’s corporate partners who want to recruit and retain employees.

7.01.2017 -

Building on Success: Hartford’s Stonington Acres

Emily Wolfe, deputy director of Sheldon Oak Central, recalls that Stonington Acres was originally created for families displaced when Front Street was razed to build Constitution Plaza. In 1993, it became Sheldon Oak’s first collaboration with the neighborhood organization Coalition to Strengthen the Sheldon/Charter Oak Neighborhood (CSS/CON), helping to rehabilitate the then ...

6.01.2017 -

Supporting Homeownership: Hartford’s Asylum Hill

Ken Johnson, executive director of Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (NINA), believes homeownership is a powerful catalyst for neighborhood revitalization. People who own a home make a big investment.