The Smith community was invited to the ground
breaking ceremony for Ford Hall, Friday, October 19, 2007, next to the construction
Smith College is inviting residents and business
owners in the greater Green Street/West Street area to an informational meeting about
the construction of Ford Hall, the college’s planned engineering and science
In the fall of 2006, the Pioneer Valley Building
Trades (PVBT), a group of local trade unions, approached Smith to enter into a project
labor agreement (PLA) relating to Ford Hall. More...
Marking an important step in Smith’s
science and engineering expansion, the college and the city signed a development
agreement on August 17, 2005 that sets forth a number of short- and long-term planning
measures and commitments regarding the college's science expansion in the Green/West
streets area. More...
The development agreement signed in August
2005 by Smith College President Carol T. Christ and Northampton Mayor Mary Clare
Higgins called for the creation of an educational use overlay zone for the Smith
O’Connell Development Group, a Holyoke-based
real estate development and management firm, has been selected to build 26 apartments
to replace 26 Smith-owned units in the area of Belmont and Arnold avenues that will
be removed for the college’s engineering and science building. More...