Downtown

Ground Broken On Grad Student “Dorm”

by Paul Bass | Aug 24, 2016 2:35 pm | Comments (30)

A parking lot is turning into a six-story graduate student “dorm” with storefronts at downtown’s newest construction site, where officials broke ground Wednesday.

The groundbreaking took place at 272 Elm St. in the Broadway commercial district. Yale won zoning permission from the city to put the 51,777 square-foot, 73-foot-tall building there to house 82 students in 41 two-person apartments.

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Church Street Becomes “B” Street

by David Sepulveda | Aug 8, 2016 8:09 am

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Church Street became B-street, as in Basketball,  as City Hall and New Haven’s Department of Youth Services played host to a two-day, tri-city tournament aptly titled Hoop it Up.

With a section of Church Street cordoned off between Chapel and Elm, 12 temporary basketball courts hosted dozens of 3-on-3 teams from Bridgeport, Hartford and New Haven, as well as a number of out-of-state competitors.

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