Asylum Hill Minus Capital West

Earlier this year, the City of Hartford led an effort to demolish the Capital West building, which hugged the Asylum Hill side of interstate 84. Now that the building is down, and the dust has settled, I find the difference striking. Driving west on I84 through Downtown has a better feel without the vacant, windowless, Capital West dominating my view as I come around the corner. The new view is of Asylum Hill rising beyond

235 Farmington Avenue, Hartford

This super two-level condo is conveniently located in Asylum Hill; close to Saint Francis Hospital, the Culinary Institute, Aetna, and Downtown. This home offers 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths over 1,341 square feet. The formal living room has hardwood parquet flooring, a wood burning fireplace, and opens to the dining room. The dining room is nicely sized and exposed brick adds warmth. An updated galley kitchen provides plenty of storage space with numerous cabinets and