The SINA Office
207 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106 - 860-493-1618
The Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (SINA) is a partnership between Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital and Trinity College.
SINA’s mission is to work cooperatively with community stakeholders to restore economic vitality and improve the quality of life for the benefit of the people who live, work, visit, study, and play in the neighborhoods of South Central Hartford.
Community success depends on a strong infrastructure. Home ownership and safe affordable rental housing are a cornerstone for achieving a sustainable neighborhood stability strategy. SINA has witnessed first-hand the enormous need for safe and affordable housing and considers its activities with statewide advocacy groups as critical to ensuring that the gains the organization has made in Hartford are safe guard for the foreseeable future.
17-19 Squire Street, Hartford, CT
The property located at 17-19 Squire was built in approximately 1910. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This property will be restored to its original condition. After it is rehabilitated, it will be an attractive property with brick walls and a brownstone foundation. The building will have an area of 5704 square feet. It will be configured as two, two two-family homes. Each home will have a two-bedroom, first floor rental apartment and the second and third floor will be a three bedroom townhouse style owners unit. There will be ample off-street parking and the building will be extremely energy efficient with an Energy Star 3.0 rating.
Park Street Commercial District
This block is commercial district on Park Street alone we have many small businness such as:El Mercado, O'Porto, La Bairrada Bakery & Pastry Shop, Inc, Luis of Hartford Furniture, and Pelican Tattoo.
Superb Health Facilities
Hartford Southend is home to superb health facilities including: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, The Institute of Living, Hispanic Health Council, and Charter Oak Health Center.
Small description listing schools like Trinity College, Capital Community College, Hartford Public Schools, and the Learning Corridor.
Habitat for Humanity
32 Ward Street
This property was recently developed by Hartford Habitat for Humanity. It was previously a vacant lot which was sold to Habitat by SINA. Previous to its status as a vacant lot, SINA acquired the property from the City of Hartford and demolished a fire damaged building that was located on the property. This new home was built in large part by Habitat volunteers. It has an area of approximately 1280 square feet. It will be occupied by a fist time home owner who has participated in the construction of the home via sweat equity labor.
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There are many recreational opportunities surrounding this block. Some include: Pope Park, Bushnell Park, Colt Park, and Trinity College's Cinestudio.