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The Historic McKnight Neighborhood

Developed between 1870 and 1900, McKnight is the largest and most intact, wood-frame, late-nineteenth century neighborhood in New England. Among its more than 800 houses are some of the most elegant homes in Springfield. McKnight is many things but most of all a community. Check out why we think McKnight is special.

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The McKnight Neighborhood Council Board of Directors elected new officers for the upcoming year.

Neighborhood resident Walter J. Kroll, well known in the neighborhood for his work on public safety and historic preservation, will serve as McKnight Council President. Bryan McFarland, who has done extensive work on beautification and promoting the historic roots of the neighborhood, will assume the role of Vice-President. Other Board members assuming leadership roles in the Council include Synthia Scott-Mitchell, Secretary, and Elizabeth Stevens, Treasurer. Damian Phillips was elected Assistant Secretary and Tawreak Eddington will serve as Assistant Treasurer. The new leadership team took office in July and will serve through June 2017.