Real Estate

Pick Up Modern and More opens on Exchange Street

4/18/16 – On Exchange Street next to the former Daily Item Building and across form Charlie’s Junction Deli with its mid-century modern sign, is a new mid-century modern (and more) boutique called Pick Up Modern, opened by Laurence Elizabeth Howard of Marblehead. People have been traveling to Lynn to shop at Zimmans for years, add…

Downtown Lynn Real Estate Update

9/28/15 – A sponsored post by Nest Forward – Scroll down for image gallery Happy autumn to all of you Lynnhappens readers! We hope that you all had a great summer! It’s been awhile since we’ve written a real estate post for Lynnhappens, which means that we have been very busy, and this is always…

Tents for Rent – Downtown Developer Seeks Artists

The owner of the commercial spaces under the tracks on Mt. Vernon Street hopes to create an outdoor arts market and is advertising on Craigslist. There are loft-style apartments across the street, the Lynn Museum / LynnArts campus starts at the end of the street, and with the farmer’s markets and other activities in the…

From Arnold Stationery to Station Lofts

LynnHappens gets a new look at nearly-finished condos for artists.     In February LynnHappens took a tour of 33 Central Square, also known as the old Arnold Stationery Building, during its condo conversion. The interior studs were up, but it was difficult to imagine the finished product. They are now listed as the Station…

Historic Daily Item Building Sells for $880k

Posted 7/15/15 11:45am – updated 1:26pm This post will update when we learn more. Breaking: The Item Building on Exchange Street sold today at auction for *$880,000 to Diarbakerly from Boston, doing business as U.S.-1 Ventures. A brief online search reveals this company: http://us1petroleum.com/about-us/ *Price updated to reflect 10% buyer’s premium

Beats using the stairs

A crane hoists drywall panels through an open window of 33 Central Square this afternoon. This is the former Arnold Stationery building, soon to become condos aimed at artists with some special financing available for those who qualify. See shots of the interior prior to drywall that were taken on a tour February 6th of…

A peek inside 33 Central Square

The Downtown Lynn Cultural District in cooperation with Lynn Housing and Neighborhood Development and EDIC opened the doors to 33 Central Square on Friday, February 6th for mid-construction walk-throughs. 33 Central is also known as the old Arnold Stationery Building. Its last owner wasn’t able to afford the expense of keeping it from falling down,…

Developer has high hopes under the tracks

Video lets you see inside the future “Shops at Mt. Vernon” Old-timers may remember the former location of the Central Square Stop on the Boston and Maine RR and the businesses under the tracks alongside Mt. Vernon Street. A portion of those former storefronts is owned by the city, with no immediate plans for renovation…

News on three recently rented DTL Lofts

A sponsored post by Nest Forward – Here is a quick update on recent downtown Lynn loft rentals. We just rented these three beauties this month!   New Sherry Block Lofts – 170 Oxford St., Unit 203 This is a pretty and spacious 1,200 square foot 2 bed/1 bath unit with one parking space, in-unit…