A year after deadly Tornado, neighborhood still reels

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After the storm

A full year after a devastating tornado hit Springfield, the low-income neighborhoods of Six Corners and South End are recovering far more slowly than more affluent East Forest Park.

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Number of affected units:

Repairs complete
(building permit closed)
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Under repair
(building permit open)
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Demolition
(including rebuilt, rebuilding, and no building permit)
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Corner of Spruce and Central streets before and after the tornado

Note: Dots represent adresses; some addresses have multiple units.

SOURCES: City of Springfield; Google Earth

Daigo Fujiwara, Matt Carroll, David Butler, Monica Ulmanu/Globe Staff