Bank of America Tower - Hartford, CT

Hartford Courant, April 26, 2016

Hartford Courant, April 26, 2016

Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments

HARTFORD — For more than a decade now, the century-old pedestal clock at Main and Pearl streets downtown has been stuck at a quarter to 12.

A broken clock in front of a broken building.

The connection has not been lost on Bruce R. Becker, the developer in charge of an $85 million makeover to take the vacant skyscraper at 777 Main St. — once home to a line of banking giants — from a 1960s office edifice to a 21st century apartment building.

Becker is spending $10,000 to get the clock — bearing the name of Hartford National, the bank that erected the tower — working again, right along with the building.

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