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First Neon Pieces Ceremoniously Lit for Beyond Walls

5/17/17 At a ceremony outside the Prime Building downtown elected officials, candidates and Beyond Walls supporters gathered to ceremoniously throw the switch on recently installed neon artwork. These are the first three of what will eventually be twelve pieces throughout the downtown. John Doherty of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35 presented a check…

A New Old Sign

That’s not a new shoe store coming to the Prime Building, it’s part of something else. More on that later, but couldn’t resist resurrecting the old Signs of Lynn for a beautiful piece of neon mid-restoration. By the way, more are coming. If you spot one, share it with #beyondwallslynn #beyondwalls and to contribute so…

Beyond Walls Kickoff Party Meets Goal, Fundraising Continues

4/7/17 [UPDATE] Link to CALL FOR ARTISTS “Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking project in downtown Lynn featuring public art and lighting installations. MassDevelopment has offered a Commonwealth Places grant, contributing $50,000 to the project if Beyond…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…