A complex of municipal buildings in Springfield, Massachusetts is 100 years old. Anniversary festivities are taking place this weekend
A holiday lighting ceremony, concerts, tours and displays of old photographs and memorabilia will mark the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the civic landmarks collectively known as the Municipal Group. It consists of two Greek Revival-style buildings made of limestone and marble that house Springfield City Hall and Symphony Hall. Between the two is a 300-foot Italian Campanile clock tower.
A switch will be thrown at 5 this evening to illuminate the largest holiday light display in the Northeast. Bright Nights in Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts is beginning its 19th year. It is just one of several events and activities that will be produced during the next month by Spirit of Springfield. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the non-profit organization’s president Judy Matt