Springfield’s Patrician residents buy park

The Patrician, located at 3530 E. Game Farm Road in Springfield. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

SPRINGFIELD –  After two years dreading the eventual loss of their homes, Patrician Mobile Home Park is now a “resident-owned community.” 

In 2019, Patrician Mobile Home Park residents gathered at multiple public hearings with the Springfield Planning Commission and City Council to try and stop the rezoning and proposed redevelopment of their community. Despite their best efforts, the land underneath their homes was rezoned, and the elderly homeowners were left knowing they would soon have . . .