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State Investment: 
$1,300,000 Targeted Brownfield Development Loan Program

Total Investment: 

390 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT

State Brownfield funds in the amount of $1,300,000 were used for the remediation and abatement of a 1.98 acre former office/warehouse commercial building, located at 390 Capitol Avenue in Hartford. This building contained a substantial amount of hazardous materials which were removed or mitigated in order to convert the structure to residential. The property, a site that has been vacant for 10 years, has been developed into 112 residential apartment-style units. The building is over 98 years old and contains over 123,000 usable square feet.