The Hartford announced plans to invest $7 million over five years to help redevelop the Asylum Hill section of Hartford, Connecticut, headquarters to the insurer for nearly a century.
That investment includes $2 million to help the city purchase and tear down a nearby vacant building considered one of the city’s most blighted.
The rest of the money be used to support a number of city organizations, including several local schools and a shelter for women located in the city.
“Every day we provide millions of customers with the security and resources they need to achieve their goals and dreams for the future,” said The Hartford CEO Liam McGee, at an announcement yesteday. “We will bring the same focus to our investment in the greater Hartford community, especially to Asylum Hill.”