Press About The Berkshires

A Visit to Pittsfield, Massachusetts: Hotel on North and Hancock Shaker Village

Hotel on NorthPittsfield, Massachusetts can claim a few famous New Englanders, including writer Herman Melville, actress Elizabeth Banks, and astronaut Stephanie Wilson. Actor Robin Williams owned a summer home here and President Theodore Roosevelt had an ill-fated trolley accident in 1902 that left a rather sad mark on the city. But that is all in the past. Today, Pittsfield proudly wears the designation as the “Brooklyn of the Berkshires,” thanks to the abundance of cultural offerings bringing new life and energy to the city…read more.