190-unit luxury property features large, modern units, fitness center, private storage spaces, business center,indoor hardwood basketball court and direct access to covered parking. The redevelopment of this property was highly praised, and widely accepted as a much-needed improvement to downtown Hartford. The project was awarded the 2016 Hartford Preservation Alliance “Best Adaptive Re-Use” Award, as well as an Award of Merit from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. Spectra Plaza, LLC invested over $ 7 Mil into acquisition and redevelopment.
The mid-century modern office buildings at the prominent corner of Trumbull and Pearl streets in downtown Hartford has been vacant and dark for more than a decade. A 258-unit luxury rental in downtown of Hartford that entailed a complete renovation and 12-story 101 Pearl Street and 7-story 111 Pearl Street Historic building. The successful project, completed in 28 months, included entirely new layouts for studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments and over 20,000 square feet of amenity spaces including Fitness Center, Yoga/Dance Studio, Business Center, multi-game simulator, boccie Court, Library, Game rooms, Billiards room, Movie Theater and 10,000 square foot rooftop lounge and common terrace. All apartments designed to add housing downtown to boost vibrancy in a city that has struggled to build foot traffic in the evenings and on weekends. This project is part of Spectra Pearl Apartments which are both part of a larger revitalization effort to create big city energy, generating enthusiasm in Hartford and bringing more people and life to Downtown.
Located on Pearl Street in downtown Hartford, this 1971 twelve story high- rise building has been vacant since the mid-1990s. The newly renovated transit-oriented hub, originally designed as an office building, has 157 units of contemporary living in the heart of downtown, just walking distance from Bushnell Park. The mixed-use property consists of a two-story lobby and ground level retail space, as well as a variety of amenities for residents. From its bike storage and bus stop to its floor to ceiling views of the city, varying amenities per floor (such as game rooms, conference rooms, library, tech room, etc.), to rooftop lounge, Spectra 101 takes full advantage of its context, serves its neighborhood, and reclaims its place back in the city skyline.
Spectra 111, also known as the Neiditz Building, was designed by the architect Willard Wilkins, and built in 1950 by Edward Packtor, Inc as the first modern office building in downtown Hartford since 1925. The seven-story mid-century modern steel-frame building has stood vacant since 1987. The building’s exterior (limestone, polished granite, and red brick), as well as aluminum sash ribbon windows, terrazzo floors, pink Tennessee marble walls, and wave crested ceiling, will be fully restored with the aid of Federal and State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits. Residences (total of 101 Units) are located above the street-level retail and restaurant space. A two-story gym and a movie theater, as well as an internal connection to its twelve-story neighbor, 101 Pearl, are only a few of many modern luxuries this restored historic building offers.