Public Meeting: Ferrous Site

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Date and Time

Thursday, August 21st at 6:00 PM
60 Island Street, 1st Floor East Wing, Lawrence, MA

(Parking available at 50 Island Street)

Please join a community discussion about the design for a new park in the heart of Lawrence's Mill District at the confluence of the Spicket and Merrimack Rivers. Food will be provided.

Ferrous Site

About

The park at the Ferrous site is the newest park along the Spicket River Greenway. It is located in the heart of Lawrence's Mill District at the confluence of the Spicket and Merrimack Rivers. This is a $2.75 million project and the park is designed for passive recreation, educational/interpretive programs, and events. It is a model for urban ecological restoration. Increasing the quality of the riverfront habitat and using landform as art were priorities in the design.


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