Progress at 333 State

P.C. Richard & Sons delivered a truck-full of washing machines to 333 State St. Bridgeport, which is being renovated into apartments.

The $15 million project has been going on for more than a year to resurrect the derelict, seven story building at the corner of State and Lafayette, into 65 apartments, with about 6,231 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor. The building had been part of the Lafayette Plaza/Hi-Ho Center mall that failed in the 1990s.

In June of last year the company renovating the building, Carlson Construction announced it had hired a realtor to begin recruiting tenants.

The apartments will rent from $1,100 to $1,750 a month. The building is within three blocks of the Metro-North train station.
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This week, the washing machines arrived:

Rob Varnon