State and local officials, affordable housing advocates, and area residents gathered in South Hero Monday, Nov. 14, to celebrate the opening of Bayview Crossing, a new Cathedral Square community with 30 homes for older adults and offices for the local nonprofit C.I.D.E.R. (Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources). It is the first affordable housing to be built in Grand Isle County in 17 years. Construction began in September 2021 and was completed in one year. All homes were leased by the time move-ins began last month, with nearly 100 households remaining on the wait list.
Residents, legislators, funders, policymakers and friends turned out in force in late June to celebrate the completion of major upgrades at Whitney Hill Homestead, a 30-year-old Cathedral Square housing community in Williston, Vermont. The year-long renovation required moving residents and their belongings out for six weeks at a time while work was completed in their part of the buildings. The improvements included upgrades to all major building systems, including an entirely new sprinkler system.
We had a wonderful groundbreaking ceremony on a sunny afternoon Sept. 22 in South Hero, celebrating the long-awaited construction start of Bayview Crossing, which will bring 30 one- and
Pictured from left: Kim Fitzgerald of Cathedral Square and Meg Pond and Robin Way of Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources, better known as C.I.D.E.R.
Residents started moving into Juniper House, Burlington’s newest affordable/mixed-income, independent living community for adults 55 and older, in mid-March 2021. The 70 one- and two-bedroom apartments were quickly leased at subsidized, tax-credit and market-rate rents.
We are thrilled to have a another masterpiece by Tom Fowler, this one destined for Cathedral Square’s newest community, Juniper House, which will open in March on North Avenue in Burlington.
On Thursday, Sept. 26, when Governor Phil Scott, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, and housing and community-development officials kicked off construction of Juniper House.
Government officials, affordable-housing developers and representatives of public and private financing partners today celebrated the opening of Allard Square, the first major residential development in South Burlington’s emerging City Center.