Come Join the Celebration! March 23, 1:30 -4:30 PM @ 730 Tyler Street

Thank you all for the insightful input and ideas you’ve shared with us so far. Thanks to you we have accomplished so much already!

We are excited to announce the launch of the Tyler Street Lab @ 730, a new community space that reclaims an underutilized space on Tyler Street. Come and join us this Saturday, March 23 from 1:30- 4:30 PM for food, performances, and the celebration of a new community space in Tyler Side.

Please visit the Tyler Street Lab Facebook page for more event details!

The Tyler Street Lab has moved to 730 Tyler Street!

Thank you all for your continued interest and input in what's happening on Tyler Street.

We are excited to announce the Tyler Street Lab @ 730.

Interested in learning more about what's been happening or what's coming up at the Lab?

Visit the Lab's Facebook Page: Tyler Street Lab

Check out the new things happening in the Tyler Street neighborhood!

A new phase of redevelopment on St. Mary's of the Morning Star Campus on Tyler Street is underway. Crews are breaking ground on the renovation of the chapel, rectory, and convent!

One Day Until the Tyler Side Holiday Cookie Swap

See you tomorrow, Wednesday, December 12 at the Berkshire Dream Center (475 Tyler Street) for cookies, cocoa, holiday recipes, games, and fun!! Come learn more about Tyler Side and other happenings on Tyler Street. Festivities start at 6:30 PM. Hope to see you there!

To learn more about Tyler Side, visit:

Tonight is the night! Will we see you there?

Hello Tyler Street Community! In anticipation of tonight's meeting, we wanted to share some amenity images with you! We are hoping that these will get you excited and thinking about what you would like to see along Tyler Street to improve safety, mobility, and accessibility. We also look forward to hearing your placemaking ideas-- Tyler Street is a gateway to your community, what can we do to Tyler Street to make it reflect the community vibe?

We look forward to seeing you tonight! Snacks will be provided... A Spanish speaker will also be available for any translation needs.

T minus 52 hours!

Hello Tyler Street Neighborhood! Let the countdown begin for our Re-Imagine Tyler Street Community Meeting...

See below for a preview of the preliminary Complete Streets layout options that have been developed based on public feedback to date and will be discussed during Thursday's meeting. See our previous "update" post for additional information on Complete Streets.

We are grateful for all of the feedback, ideas and observations provided thus far and look forward to receiving more!

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday night- 6:00pm at the Morningside Community School Cafeteria!

Tyler Street: Complete Street, Streetscapes and Public Meeting Reminder!

We look forward to hearing from you on December 6th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Morningside Community School Cafeteria! Please continue to provide feedback through the CoUrbanize Website- We are listening!

Come Join the Fun for the 1st Annual Tyler Side Cookie Swap

Come share in the holiday fun at the Berkshire Dream Center located at 475 Tyler Street. Share a holiday cookie recipe or some fresh baked cookies. No time to bake or buy anything? No worries, there will be lots of extra cookies to share!

ReImagine Tyler Street- A Game of Ideas!

Thank you Morningside Initiative for inviting us to participate in last week's Family Game Night! We received a lot of great information, feedback and recommendations from the community while playing the Re-Imagine Tyler Street Game.

Please continue to share your ideas through this website. We look forward to hearing from you on December 6th!

Share your ideas to shape the new design of Tyler Street!

Come learn more about streetscape while sharing your ideas on the new design of Tyler Street. Public input session on Thursday, December 6 at the Morningside School located 100 Burbank Street. Can't attend? Share your ideas here!

Re-Imagine Tyler Street!

Come play and learn at the Morningside Game Night!

Join the Morningside Initiative on Wednesday, November 7 from 5 - 7 PM as they host another Board Game Night at the Morninside Community School (100 Burbank St, Pittsfield). Also learn about what's happening on Tyler Street including streetscape!

Join Us - Tyler Street Lab is Moving from the Goodwill to a Storefront!

Do you have a programming or business idea? Share it with the Tyler Street Lab Collaborative! The Tyler Street Lab is looking for additional collaborators who are seeking to propose, test or grow an idea, service, or business. To apply for this exciting opportunity, visit:

To learn more about the Tyler Street Lab Collaborative, visit:

Applications are due by November 5, 2018.

The Berkshire Innovation Center has Finally Broken Ground

Construction on the BIC begins! To learn more about this historic event, please visit:


Join Us This Thursday for the Tyler Street New Businesses Welcome Event!

Please join us as we welcome new businesses to our neighborhood. This event is an opportunity for new businesses to share more about themselves with us.

Come Celebrate the Opening of the Tyler Street Lab w/ Us!

Today, 4:30 - 6:30 PM! Join the Tyler Street Lab Collaboration for games, music, art, live performances, and more at the Goodwill headquarters (158 Tyler Street). There will be food, fun, and lots to do and learn.

Plans for new housing options on Tyler Street are now real!

On December 21, local developer, David Carver, officially became the owner of the former St. Mary's of the Morningstar Church on Tyler Street. Carver's Group, CT Management, purchased the St. Mary's entire campus, which includes the chapel and 3 other buildings in order to development 29 new units of market rate housing in the district. Read more about this exciting new development here:

Help Us Build the New Vision for Tyler Street!

Come join us August 23-25 for the 2017 Pittsfield Better Block Build week! For more information about the build week, please visit:

Morningside Up! Mural @ Goodwill

Have you been working on mural at Pittsfield farmer's market? Come check out the unveiling of the new mural on the Goodwill building! Saturday, August 26 on Tyler Street.

Dream Center's Mobile Food Pantry Schedule

The Berkshire Dream Center's Mobile Food Pantry schedule is as follows:

1st Saturday: Providence Court @ 1:30 PM

2nd Wednesday: Wilson Park @ 4:00 PM

2nd Thursday: White Terrace @ 6:00 PM

4th Thursday: Central Annex @ 6:00 PM

Last Tuesday: Morningside @ 5:30 PM

CoWork Space in Downtown Pittsfield

Interested in co-working space in downtown Pittsfield? Check out the following page for more information:

You can learn about what co-work is and also get more information about opportunities in downtown Pittsfield.

Morningside Up Neighborhood Advisory Council

Morningside Up wants you to be involved! Join our Neighborhood Advisory Council. The NAC is a representative group of community activists and volunteer leaders who live and work in the Morningside neighborhood. As well-informed advisors, NAC members are routinely solicited for their views and opinions and often influence decisions impacting the project. Email or call 413.344.0816.

* Morningside Up aims to use food as a creative platform to revitalize the neighborhood.

Bring Local Business to Morningside - Nov. 15

Join us for the Nov. 15 Public Safety Pop-Up

Located at Reid Middle School, 6-8pm.  Come learn about safety and community development in Morningside.  Free giveaways and more!  For more info, click here.

Pub. Safety Pop-Up Rescheduled-Weather Forecast

The Tyler Street Public Safety pop-up rescheduled for November 15 at Reid Middle School due to the bad weather forecast. New information on event found here.

Thank you for your input

Thank you to everyone who came out to the TDI Open House. 

Thanks for Supporting the Harvest Festival

Great food, great art,  great fun, great turn out. Thanks to all for making it a great success.

Morningside Harvest Dinner Tonight

Don't forget the Harvest Dinner tonight at Morningside Community School!  Come and join us for food and fun.

Thanks for Coming to Discover Tyler!

Thanks to all those who dropped by the TDI Living at the Discover Tyler Street festival. The following are responses we received to the question, "what projects or types of development would you like to see happening in the neighborhood?"

- coop/ locally owned grocery (5 responses)

-more diverse culinary options/ international restaurants or cuisine (4 responses)

- community center (2 responses)

- yoga/health studio (2 responses)

- more parks and playgrounds (2 responses)

- Walmart

-co-work space

-department store

-electronics store

-climbing gym

-no Walmart

-clothing/ accessories boutique

-dog grooming

Thanks to everyone for their comments and input.

Welcome to the Pittsfield TDI!

Thank you for visiting the Pittsfield Transformative Development Initiative (TDI)  page!  This page serves as a tool for community members to engage with the TDI process.  Please feel free to explore the site to:

  1. learn more about TDI
  2. view plans for the TDI district
  3. share your ideas 
  4. understand what other development and community events are happening in downtown Pittsfield
  5. learn about community planning and economic development in downtown Pittsfield 
  6. get involved!

Please add a comment or question in the box to the right or visit the Comments section to share your ideas with us.