East Springfield, Springfield, Massachusetts facts for kids
East Springfield is located in the northern tier of Springfield, Massachusetts, beginning about two and a half miles east of Metro Center. It contains 1,504 Acres, plus rights-of-way and is the third largest of Springfield's seventeen neighborhoods. Its principal boundaries are Chicopee, Massachusetts to the north; the Boston & Albany Railroad to the south; St. James Avenue to the west; and portions of Brookdale Drive, Page boulevard and Worcester Street to the east.
East Springfield sits along Springfield's northern border, with easy access to I-291 and the Mass Turnpike (I-90) East Springfield, and like Liberty Heights, it is a residential neighborhoods full of a variety of 20th century housing types, such as: Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Capes, and Ranches. East Springfield has a branch library that offers a wide variety of family activities.
East Springfield is home to the Liberty Plaza shopping center, and some of the city's largest employers, such as Smith & Wesson. The neighborhood is also close to Elms College in Chicopee.
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