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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...

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.

 

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!

Anavitoria | Postponed
The Beach Boys | Cancelled
Salman Khan | Postponed
Christopher Cross | Postponed
Golden Boys ! | Postponed
Marisela and Torres| May 24, 2020
Ultimate Queen Celebration | June 06, 2020
El Aguila Descalza | June 13, 2020
Miel San Marcos | June 19, 2020
Happy Together Tour 2020 | June 21, 2020
Tiny Meat Gang | August 22, 2020
Thomas Andres & Sandra | August 23, 2020
Jesus Adrian Romero | September 19, 2020
Baby Shark Live ! | September 25, 2020
The NYC Bee Gees | October 3, 2020
Ultimate 70's Tour | October 29, 2020
Chevy Chase - Vacation | December 17, 2020
Irish Tenors w/Mairead Nesbitt | December 20, 2020
Brian Culbertson | April 15, 2021
Boston Gay Men's Chorus | May 23, 2021

 

Downtown Cultural District

DLCD

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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.

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


 

SPRING 2020

Summer Youth Job Information

FY21 - Request For Entitlement Funds

- Download The Application
- Download The Instructions

FY18 Action Plan Draft

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- FY18 ACTION PLAN DRAFT

FY14 CAPER Draft/Updates

CAPER

The 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 activities.
- FY14 CAPER DRAFT
- DOWNLOAD FY'14 APPROVAL LTR
- DOWNLOAD FY'13 CAPER FINAL
(Posted September 2013 | PDF Format)

Download FY16 Annual Action and Consolidated Plans

FY16 AP FY16 CP

- FY16 ACTION PLAN | FINAL
- FY16 CONSOLIDATED PLAN | FINAL

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April 8, 2020 8:24 AM