Community History – Ludlow – Highpoint Senior Citizens Apartments

Highpoint Senior Citizens Apartments

In 1979, Mayor Harold ‘Pete’ Klosterman began seeking federal funds to construct senior citizen housing in the city. Originally, the city chose a site on River Road for the development. Government officials, however, rejected the site because it was too far away from the Ludlow business district. By October 1979, a site on Hay Street near the intersection with Locust was selected. In order to build, three homes and two vacant lots were acquired.

News Enterprise, July 19, 1979, p. 1 and July 26, 1979, p. 1.

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