About Our Office

All about our office and responsibilities. Meet our staff and find contact information fast. VISIT THE ABOUT OUR OFFICE SECTION


Community Planning

What's happening in Community Planning throughout our city. VISIT THE COMMUNITY PLANNING SECTION


Economic Development

The latest in economic news, the waterfront project, commercial property for sale and more. VISIT THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SECTION

Block Grant Program

Our Action Plan, CAPER, Youth Assistance and the Citizen's Advisory Committee. VISIT THE BLOCK GRANT SECTION


Current Projects

Find details on citywide, mixed up and restoration projects happening in Lynn. VISIT THE CURRENT PROJECTS SECTION


Resource Center

Our Resource Center has up-to-date links to demographics, maps and more. VISIT THE RESOURCE CENTER

 


The Downtown Lynn Cultural District has so much to offer! Check out this fantastic video created with Lynn Community Television featuring just a few of the people and places that make living and working in the District so great. Check Out Our New Video!

 

 

Lynn Auditorium

From state of the art lighting and sound systems, to new curtains, seats, rigging, loading docks and lifts, the auditorium has jumped back onto the scene as the oldest yet newest premier entertainment venue on the North Shore.
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spacer Manning and Fraser Fields

Lynn's Fraser and Manning fields have rich histories and are the pride of Lynn Sports. Manning is a 4000 seat multi-use facility and Fraser at 4000 seats hosts Lynn's North Shore Navigators.
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Downtown Lynn

Lynn, “where the city meets the sea” boasts a surging downtown. New zoning, restaurants, events, businesses and 300 new condo residents have brought life back into our culturally diverse downtown. Check it out!
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Lynn Woods

Lynn Woods Reservation was founded in 1881. At 2,200 acres, it is one of the largest municipal forest parks in the nation and larger than Central Park in New York City!
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Seaport Marina

Seaport Landing Marina is open for business. We offer year round and seasonal individual slip rentals for vessels of up to 65 feet. Convenient parking, a fuel dock, the Boston skyline are just some of the amenities. Check us out!.
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High Rock Tower

High Rock is home to our new 12 inch Meade telescope with lenses powerful enough to view the rings of Saturn, Jupiter and her moons, galaxies, star clusters, nebula and many wonders of the night sky.
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Did You Know...

Lynn Library Digital Heritage Collection

The Lynn Public Library's Digital Heritage Collection presents historical photographs relating the history of our community. Lynn was settled by colonists from the New England Company in Salem in 1629 on land that originally included what is today Swampscott, Nahant, Lynnfield and Saugus. The Lynn Public Library has a large and varied collection of historic images divided among several collections. These images provide a fascinating look at Lynn during the early 20th century.

Inventor of the Shoe-lasting Machine

Jan Matzeliger not only revolutionized the shoe industry but made Lynn, the "shoe capital of the world. Colonial Lynn was a major part of shoe-making in 1635, and tannery industries of the early U.S. colonies, which reportedly includes the boots worn by Continental Army soldiers during the Revolutionary War. This historic theme is reflected in the city seal, which features a colonial boot.

 

City Features, Facts and Fun | Explore our arts and cultural district with changing exhibitions at the Lynn Museum, LynnArts and RAW Arts! Stop by the Farmers Market (in season) for locally grown produce and more!

Lynn Shore Drive History | The Metropolitan District Commission acquired private properties in the early 1900's in order to create the two abutting reservations along the present day Lynn Shore Drive. Many buildings, including Samuel Soule's 1855 Hotel Nahant, were removed in order to assure public access, protect important natural features and provide open space.

 

Lynn Auditorium Shows

 
Visit Our Website For Show Details or Here For Tickets!
   
2021 Shows  
Cirque Mesica Holiday Show December 8, 2021
Dionne Warwick December 9, 2021
The Nutcracker - 12 Noon Show December 11, 2021
The Nutcracker - 4 PM Show December 11, 2021
Chevy Chase - Vacation December 17, 2021
Golden Boys ! December 18, 2021
   
2022 Shows  
Get The LED Out January 7, 2022
The Music of Billy Joel January 22, 2022
Micky Dolenz & Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals January 23 2022
Resurrection, A Journey Tribute February 5, 2022

Wazon Brazoban

February 13, 2022
The Price Is Right Live! February 18, 2022
Marisela February 19, 2022
Four Leaf Comedy of Boston March 11, 2022
Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles March 12, 2022

Christine D’Clario

March 19, 2022

Brazilian Gospel Concert

March 26, 2022

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes &
John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band

April 2, 2022
Amos Lee April 9, 2022
Janis Ian and Special Guests April 23, 2022
Tommy James & The Shondells April 30, 2022
Thomas Andres & Sandra August 14, 2022
Ultimate Queen Celebration May 7, 2022
Pedro Capo May 12, 2022
Lou Graham & Asia May 21, 2022
Happy Together Tour 2022 June 19, 2022
Masters of Illusion October 15 2022
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac October 16 2022
 

Downtown Cultural District

DLCD

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Top Spots To Live!

DLCD

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COVID-19 CARES Act
Public Notification

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Public Law 116-136) made available $5 billion in supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding and $1 billion in supplemental Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

The City of Lynn has been awarded $1,456,642 in supplemental (CDBG-CV) funds and $751,083 in supplemental (ESG-CV) funds to address the impact of COVID-19 on individuals and businesses within the community.

Collectively, this funding may be used to fund a variety of eligible activities designed for the aforementioned purpose, and may include:
acquisition, construction, reconstruction, or installation of public works, facilities, and site improvements; rehabilitation of buildings and improvements; provision of assistance to private, for-profit entities to carry out an economic development project; provision of assistance to microenterprises; selective public service activities; and limited planning initiatives.

Citizen's Advisory Board

The Citizen's Advisory Board facilitates active participation by citizens throughout the City of Lynn.

Visit our Citizen's Advisory Webpage to read more about the Advisory Board, its services, responsibilities, meetings and more. For additional information on the CDBG program please contact our office.

 

COVID-19 Housing Assistance

 

IS YOUR HOUSING AT RISK BECAUSE OF COVID-19?

If you are facing a housing crisis due to COVID-19, FREE mediation services are available for tenants AND landlords.

Community Mediation Help (English)
Community Mediation Help (Spanish)
 

ARE YOU FACING EVICTION BECAUSEOF COVID-19?

There are eviction protections and financial programs available to help.

Eviction Legal Help (English)
Eviction Legal Help (Spanish)
 

ARE YOU STRUGGLING WITH RENT OR MORTGAGE PAYMENTS BECAUSE OF COVID-19?

New funds are now available - even if you've already received emergency funding!

 
Housing Funding Help (English)
Housing Funding Help (Spanish)
 

FY’2022 Annual Action Plan


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ACTION PLAN.

Five Year Consolidated Plan/FY’ 2021 Annual Action Plan



CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FIVE YEAR PLAN

FY22 REQUEST OF ENTITLEMENT FUNDS



Department of Housing & Urban Development Entitlement Grants.

Application and Instructions for CDBG & ESG Grant Applications Fiscal Year 2022

CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS

CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION

Overview Of Lynn's Projects and Services

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ANIMATED POWERPOINT FILE

Lynn Featured On Cronicle!

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The City of Lynn was first settled in 1629 and was officially incorporated that same year.


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