What's Next for Downtown Lynn?

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Ideas for a thriving, vibrant, and economically competitive future

What is the Vision?

On January 14, 2014, participants in the Final Presentation for this project at Lynn Auditorium were asked to say one word that describes their vision for Downtown Lynn - these were their responses!

Over a decade of momentum and investment in Downtown Lynn has guided it toward a more thriving, vibrant, and economically competitive future.

The Vision for Downtown Lynn’s future is:

Downtown Lynn is the city’s dynamic and diverse center for commerce, civic engagement, and social gathering. It is a beautifully maintained community that is highly regarded as a regional destination for arts, culture, dining, and shopping.

Downtown Lynn is an inclusive, multicultural, engaged, and well-coordinated community where residents, businesses, organizations, and institutions frequently come together to reflect on community priorities and creatively problem-solve collaborative solutions to make Downtown Lynn even better.

MAPC is building on a solid foundation of previous and concurrent planning efforts by updating the Vision and providing recommendations based upon our community engagement efforts and analysis of the following: