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September 14, 2018

Arts Night Out at Live 155

On Friday, September 14th, Live 155 Apartments unveiled five local art pieces that are incorporated into the interior and exterior of the building during Northampton's monthly "Arts Night Out."

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September 12, 2018

More than just a building: Live 155 offers public art

Live 155, at 155 Pleasant, has more to offer than apartments and office space: It’s a place where public art is an important part of the structure.

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August 30, 2018

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Sponsors HiSET Classes for Way Finders Clients

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts awarded Way Finders a grant to provide HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) preparation classes to 15 participants in their stabilization and shelter programs, free of charge.

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July 23, 2018

Restoration Worship Center Brings 100 Backpacks to Children at Way Finders’ Residential Resource Center

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May 31, 2018

Illustrator Peter O Zierlein’s “Thrive” Sculptural Wall Art for Live 155

Northampton, MA—Massachusetts’s based artist Peter O Zierlein has be creating work for 26 years, most notably for publications including The New York Times, Washington Post, Print Magazine, Der Spiegel, and Die Zeir Berliner Zeitung. 

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May 1, 2018

Way Finders Relocation Creates More Momentum in Both Ends of the City

Media Coverage | May 1, 2018

Business West: Written by George O'Brian

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February 28, 2018

Live 155 - Over $100K rebate for multi-family construction

Live 155, a multifamily affordable housing project located in Northampton, MA, recently chose to install a commercial-scale ductless mini-split system for the 58,000 square foot development, comprised of 70 residential units and ground floor retail space.The developer,Way Finders, leveraged a $105,000 rebate from MassCEC to support the selection and installation of 70 air source heat pumps, also called mini-splits. Peter A. Gagliardi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Way Finders noted that Way Finders is proud of the Live 155.
building design by PFRA+LDa and the construction work by
Western Builders and its electrical sub-contractor MJ Moran.
Heating and cooling Live 155 apartments with mini-splits offers
a great combination of energy efficiency, reasonable operating
costs, and a high degree of resident comfort."

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December 4, 2017

Way Finders to Acquire Peter Pan Terminal; Move Headquarters to Main Street Site

Way Finders (formerly HAPHousing) and Peter Pan Bus Lines, joined by Mayor Domenic Sarno, and other officials today announced that Way Finders plans to acquire the Peter Pan Bus terminal building at 1776 Main Street, bringing its 160 Springfield-based employees to the North blocks as part of that area’s ongoing revitalization.

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March 31, 2017

HAPHousing is now Way Finders

More than a name change, Way Finders expresses the organization’s expanded purpose: Find a way to build healthy, sustainable communities.

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Old Hill Walk Audit to Optimize Safe Walking and Bike Routes

As part of the Healthy Hill Initiative’s effort to optimize safe walking and biking routes in Old Hill, representatives from Way Finders, the City of Springfield, non-profit agencies, residents and other stakeholders participated in a walk audit to assess the quality of a near 2-mile route in the neighborhood.

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