Revitalizing the Historic Swift Factory

Once a hub for Hartford industry, the M. Swift and Sons gold leafing factory has stood vacant since 2005. Community Solutions is partnering with the community to revitalize the building, spurring job growth, economic development and community health in North Hartford.

 

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A CAMPUS OF DIVERSE ACTIVITY

4,500 Square Feet

Variety of Health Dept. certified food production spaces, with access to shared facilities including a shared office, shared commercial cooler/freezer space, co-packing facility, and a mentorship/training network.

10,000 Square Feet

 

Shared workspace with a range of private offices, co-working desks, and amenities. The space will initially be occupied by Community Solutions and provide a collaborative environment for mission driven entrepreneurs and organizations.

4,000 Square Feet

 

Facility to integrate community-based health and prevention services, while leading policy, systems and environmental change to address the social determinants of health.

13,700 Square Feet

 

USDA food manufacturing space for Bear’s BBQ, a locally-owned Missouri-style barbecue restaurant that will produce a line  of products for wholesale distribution.

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35,000 Square Feet

 

Indoor hydroponic  farm that will grow a range of leafy greens using 99% less water than traditional agriculture.delivered to local supermarkets within 24 hours of harvesting.

2,500 Square Feet

Venue for community convenings, classes, a neighborhood data center for visiting artists, chefs, storytellers, physicians, farmers, activists and others.

 

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

60 Love Lane

Hartford, Connecticut 06112

GENERAL INQUIRIES:

INQUIRIES:

John Thomas

jthomas@community.solutions

Tel: 860 389 3610

 

THANK YOU TO OUR FUNDERS!

 

The Swift Factory is a project of Community Solutions, which works to end homelessness and the conditions that create it.

© 2018 by Community Solutions