Manchester Redevelopment Agency

Since adopting the Broad Street Redevelopment Plan in 2009, the Manchester Redevelopment Agency has been working to implement the Plan's vision for a revitalized, vibrant, mixed-use district along the Broad Street corridor.

Parkade Demolition

On May 7, 2012, local officials and residents gathered to celebrate the start of demolition work on the Broad Street Parkade. The buildings will be gone by the end of June, making way for the type of mixed-use district called for in the Broad Street Redevelopment Plan.

Darkside Demo on YouTube
Parkade Demolition Slideshow
Hartford Courant Story and Video
Manchester Patch Story and Video

New Form-Based Zoning Regulations:

The Agency and Planning and Zoning Commission are engaged in the process of creating new zoning regulations for the Broad Street Redevelopment Area.

Broad Street Reconstruction Project
In Progress

This is a $5 million partnership between the State and the Town will reconstruct Broad Street between Center Street and West Middle Turnpike. The project will include a uniform street width, sidewalks, reduced curb cuts, landscaping, decorative crosswalks, stamped concrete and pedestrian lighting designed to give Broad Street a unique look and provide the core for future redevelopment. Construction will begin spring 2012.

Proposed First Amendment to Broad Street Redevelopment Plan May 28, 2013

The Plan was adopted by the Redevelopment Agency on September 17, 2009. The Agency is proposing amendments to the Plan which can be found in the link above.


Adopted Broad Street Redevelopment Plan September 2009




Together We Can Grow Better: Smart Growth for a Sustainable Connecticut Capitol Region

This document highlights how three sites in Greater Hartford, including the Broad Street Parkade, could be redeveloped according to Smart Growth practices to provide economic and community benefits to Manchester and the region.

From Grey to Green: Sustainable Practices for Redeveloping a Vacant Shopping Center

This report outlines how green infrastructure could be utilized to redevelop the Broad Street Parkade in an environmentally sustainable way.



Redevelopment Agency Members

Minutes and Agendas

Broad Street Parkade Phase I Environmental Assessment

Contact:Director of Planning Mark Pellegrini or call 860-647-3043



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