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Housing Nonprofit Dedicates Two New Homes Sunday

Two new homes in Downtown Peabody will be dedicated by Habitat for Humanity-North Shore on Sunday afternoon to two families.

The North Shore contingent of Habitat for Humanity plans to dedicate two newly renovated homes in a downtown neighborhood this Sunday.

The two condominiums were part of an that involved rehabbing two, dilapidated, foreclosed properties and tearing down a third building to make way for eight units in total. The project is now at the halfway point -- two units at 5 Park St. were .

City and community leaders, volunteers, families and friends will join Habitat on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. for the dedication to two local families just in time for the holidays.

A press release from Habitat, which is based in Lynn, said the Park Street project is the most ambitious development the non-profit group has undertaken in its 25 year history, transforming the three properties into eight safe, affordable and energy efficient homes.

Sunday's ceremony will be held at 12 Park St.

Anne Manning-Martin December 18, 2011 at 02:30 PM
Transforming three abandoned downtown properties into 8 safe, affordable and energy efficient homes just in time for the Holidays. Congratulations to Habitat for Humanity and the city of Peabody for jointly embarking on such an ambitious yet important project.

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