The Office of the Mayor has communicated that Mayor Arulampalam will join Hartford’s elected and community leaders for a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, May 23, 2024. A snippet of the news release is as follows:

“Tomorrow at 11:15 AM, Mayor Arulampalam will join House Speaker Ritter, Council President Surgeon, other City Council members, and project developers Grow America and the PAC Group for a groundbreaking at the Albany Woodland project site in Hartford’s North End.

After over a decade of planning and preparation, the vacant lot will soon be home to a 31,700-square-foot, multi-story building housing the city’s Department of Health and Human Services, a Liberty Bank branch, a restaurant and additional retail space for residents to enjoy.

WHO: Mayor Arunan Arulampalam, House Speaker Ritter, Council President Surgeon, Hartford City Council members, Grow America Managing Director of Social Infrastructure Matt Wexler, Acting Director of the Department of Development Services Randal Davis, Health and Human Services Director Ebony Jackson-Shaheed, community leaders and neighborhood residents

WHAT: Albany Woodland Groundbreaking
WHEN: May 23rd, 2024, at 11:15AM
WHERE: Project site, 1161 Albany Ave, Hartford”