WAMC New York News
3:03 pm
Fri October 28, 2005

An artistic engine

Pittsfield, MA – Like many old industrial cities in the Northeast region...Pittsfield, Massachusetts, has been trying to recover from a huge loss of manufacturing jobs. Cultural tourism is being embraced as the new engine of economic redevelopment, and the Storefront Artists Project is viewed as a key to reviving the city's downtown. The project also has attracted nationwide media attention.