Megan Whilden, Anita Walker, and Laura Roudabush

Carrie Saldo discusses the new “Up Street Cultural District” in the city of Pittsfield and what it could mean for the economy there. Pittsfield is the first state-designated cultural district west of Boston, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council has asked the city to be a model and a mentor to other communities planning cultural districts.

Press Release: New Mass. Cultural Council Initiative Seeks to Stimulate Cultural Activity & Commerce