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.
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.
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!
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!
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!.
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.
The Lynn Department of Community Development is responsible for obtaining and administering federal and state funds for a wide array of development initiatives, community facility projects and public service activities.
-The design, construction and oversight of public infrastructure improvements
-The rehabilitation of both historic and non-historic buildings
-Renovation to recreational areas
DOWNLOAD FY'11 CAPER Draft Sept.2012 | DOWNLOAD FY'11 CAPER Report May 2012
The City of Lynn has prepared this one-year Annual Action Plan to provide a summary of actions, projects and programs that it will undertake to address the needs and priorities identified in the five-year Consolidated Plan.
DOWNLOAD: FY' 2013 Action Plan
The 2012 Entitlements Program presentation as presented by Mayor Judith Kennedy and the OECD.
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City of Lynn – Emergency Solutions Grant ‐ $62,814.
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Inventor of the Shoe-lasting Machine, Jan Matzeliger not only revolutionized the shoe industry but made Lynn, Massachusetts, the "shoe capital of the world.
Colonial Lynn was a major part of the regional shoe-making which started 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.
The City of Lynn was first settled in 1629 and was officially incorporated that same year.
All about our office and responsibilities. Meet our staff and find contact information fast. VISIT THE ABOUT OUR OFFICE SECTION
What's happening in Community Planning throughout our city. VISIT THE COMMUNITY PLANNING SECTION
The latest in economic news, the waterfront project, commercial property for sale and more. VISIT THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SECTION
Our Action Plan, CAPER, Youth Assistance and the Citizen's Advisory Committee. VISIT THE BLOCK GRANT SECTION
Find details on citywide, mixed up and restoration projects happening in Lynn. VISIT THE CURRENT PROJECTS SECTION
Our Resource Center has up-to-date links to demographics, maps and more. VISIT THE RESOURCE CENTER
Annual Action Plan FY 2014
Our Draft FY'14 Action Plan is available below.
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(Acrobat PDF Format) May 2013
Lynn Youth Application 2013
Lynn Summer Youth Employment Porgram Application
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(Acrobat PDF Format) April 2013
Lynn Auditorium 2013!
Roomful of Blues | May 3
A Fresh Look at an Old City takes a look at our city in several segments.
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CBRE has been retained to act as the Exclusive Agent for the marketing and sale of 40 Federal Street in Lynn.
The site consists of 22+ acres and is currently improved with a vacant two-story manufacturing building totaling ±68,202 square feet.
This offering represents a unique opportunity for investors to acquire a dense urban infill property that provides a variety of possible uses, including complete redevelopment.
Contact information and parcel details avaiilable in their bid package below.
DOWNLOAD 40 Federal Street
(Acrobat PDF Format) September 2012
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.