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A tank away: Pittsfield

Above: A gallery opening at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts for Pittsfield’s First Fridays Art Walk. Below: The Berkshire Museum’s Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation.
Above: A gallery opening at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts for Pittsfield’s First Fridays Art Walk. Below: The Berkshire Museum’s Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation. LEO MAZZEO/CITY OF PITTSFIELD CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

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Pittsfield, the Berkshires largest city, distinguished itself with a rich history in agriculture, industry, literature, and baseball. However, after many of the mills closed and General Electric relocated many of its manufacturing facilities out of town, Pittsfield experienced an economic downturn. Today, Pittsfield is experiencing a rapid renaissance with a thriving arts and cultural scene, and numerous opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of the Berkshires.

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