Projects

Classroom to the Streets

Classroom to the Streets

Taking Classroom to the Streets Beyond Walls has created a culturally engaged outdoor museum. The stops on the pilot tour in the fall of 2019 were chosen for their relationship to key learning goals aligned to the Lynn Public School’s strategic plan. Using this model, Beyond Walls offered other tours in the spring […]

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Interactive Map

Interactive Map

INTERACTIVE MAP View Interactive Google Map

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The Cabot

The Cabot

THE CABOT MURALS PROJECT As the gateway and an anchor of the Beverly Arts District, The historic Cabot Theater is well-positioned to feature an impactful public art installation that embodies the unique spirit of Beverly; honoring both its tradition and innovative spirit. In summer of 2019 and as an extension of our street art Festival, […]

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The Launch

The Launch

THE LAUNCH In May 2017, Boston-based landscape architecture and planning firm Brown, Richardson and Rowe began a year long process to update Lynn’s waterfront open space plan. The team organized an inclusive process with area residents, local business owners, elected leaders. Compiled data suggests that local residents desire the following public amenities: Waterfront opportunities […]

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Patio

Patio

PATIO PATIO turns urban spaces into reimagined oases. Through funding from the Essex County Community Foundation Creative County Initiative, we partnered with local collaborators, Cojuelos Productions (community engagement consulting firm) and Crowley Cottrell (landscape architect) to design and build a series of Parklets to be piloted in the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Parklets are public […]

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Retrolit

Retrolit

RETROLIT Retrolit was born out of a community-driven desire for making the walk around downtown more interesting and enjoyable. Merging art, history and technology, Beyond Walls restored and installed 12 former vintage neon signs turned light-emitting pieces of artwork from the collection of Dave Waller of Brickyard VFX. These vibrant artifacts of classic commercial Americana […]

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Lynn Lights on the MBTA Underpass

Lynn Lights on the MBTA Underpass

LYNN LIGHTS Beyond Walls, aligned partners and volunteers installed “Lynn Lights” in 2018 in response to community feedback for more lighting downtown. Together, we implemented 600 linear feet of dynamic LED Lighting under three dark underpasses of the underlit overhead rail line that transects downtown Lynn. Our team of in kind and pro-bono partners delivered a community […]

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Wash and Fold

Wash and Fold

CALL TO ACTION In response to the ongoing pandemic and in keeping with our mission — activating public spaces to strengthen communities — Beyond Walls recognized the need for flexible outdoor spaces where people can safely gather, eat, drink, and enjoy all that their communities have to offer. With pro-bono design services provided by our […]

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42

42

42 In the Fall of 2017, Beyond Walls began the process of conserving a 1942 General Electric Jet Engine given to us by GE. We undertook this project in order to pay homage to Lynn’s rich industrial history as the home of America’s jet engine technology. To ensure the integrity of the conservation, Beyond Walls […]

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