The renovations of Big Tom's Barbershop was granted $500,000 for renovation and affordable housing.
- A Hill District business is getting a big boost. Governor Wolf just awarded $500 million for the renovation of Big Tom's Barbershop and two affordable housing units. This will be at the site of the iconic Hamm's Barber Shop on Centre Avenue. Owner Thomas Boyd plans to relocate to the first floor while the second and third floors will be renovated into two two-bedroom apartments. The overall cost will be $1.3 million.