An Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ located in the heart of Holyoke, Massachusetts. They welcome and invite into their community persons of every age, gender, race, nationality and heritage.
The classes at the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet emphasize classical ballet technique, musicality, artistry, and creativity. Students receive individual attention and discover that the joy of studying classical ballet is learning how to accept a challenge, take a risk, achieve a personal goal and improve from day to day.
A diverse community of businesses in seven spacious, historically-significant brick and wood mill buildings. Gorgeous event space and retail spaces (Mill 1) and commercial spaces (Mill 4) are infused with gorgeous custom design, modern materials, and superb craftsmanship.
This is a historic building designed by H.H. Richardson in the 1800s. Richardson is one of America’s premier architects and this was one of the last stations he designed. Currently it is being restored but people are welcome to tour the structure and view repairs in progress.
The former Hotel Jess is currently vacant and in the predevelopment phase of a historic renovation project. The proposed renovations include converting it into residential housing units and commercial restaurant space. Come see it in its current state and enjoy unique architectural features reminiscent of its previous grandeur.
Baustein houses a newly established artist and maker community on the third floor of the former American Thread Factory building. We have over twenty art studios filled with makers, artists and entrepreneurs. Please come visit!
Nueva Esperanza Inc. will lead El Corazón/Heart of Holyoke Placekeeping Project art installations tour to learn the history of Latinx/Puerto Rican art work and community engagement efforts. Participants will meet at Nueva Esperanza and begin the walk from there. Participation is first come first serve for the 90 minute tour.
The fishlift at HG&E’s Robert E. Barrett Fishway helps migrating fish over the dam each spring. It was the first and most successful fish lift on the Atlantic coast. It consists of two elevators or “lifts” which carry migrating fish up and over the Holyoke dam. Come visit and learn about the history of the Holyoke Dam and fishway.
The building and association exist primarily for the purpose of providing a meeting place for Holyoke's Masonic groups. Providing space for other civic institutions, fraternal orders, social or civic gatherings are important secondary purposes.
A 20,000 square-foot facility designed for hands-on training, community engagement, and workforce development. Two floors of the Cubit house four state-of-the-art kitchens, a bakery, dining room space, classrooms, a computer lab, and conference room. The latest technology is embedded with video recording and live stream capabilities.