Completed in March of 2008, the purpose of the South Holyoke Revitalization Strategy was to mobilize the community residents, organizations, businesses, and municipality in a shared effort to a transform the South Holyoke neighborhood into a more desirable place to live and work. It also inspired, and many of its recommendations fed the Holyoke Center City Vision Plan of 2009 and the Urban Renewal Plan of 2012-2013.