Governor Tom Wolf approves $ 500,000 grant to renovate Large Toms Barbershop – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Hill District company is about to get a big boost.
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has awarded $ 500,000 to renovate Big Tom’s Barbershop and two affordable housing units.
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The renovation will take place at the location of the legendary Hamm’s Barber Shop on Center Avenue.
The owner, Thomas Boyd, plans to move to the first floor while the second and third floors are being converted into two bedroom apartments.
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The overall project is expected to cost $ 1.3 million.