The Brickyard is a remarkable neighborhood in Lynn, Massachusetts. In the early history of the area, it was a vibrant industrial area, with the shoe industry one of the top industries, beginning as far back as the early 1700s. Shoes from Lynn were sold worldwide, with much of the industry in what became known as The Brickyard. An open area with easy access to both railroads and docks, it became the home of a brickyard in 1832. The business lasted only 25 years, but the name for the area was established. When The Brickyard economy slowed down in the 50s many of the plants closed. However, the neighborhood retained its sense of culture and diverse community. The vision for building homes for World War II veterans led to homes being built. Later some of those were replaced by more substantial buildings, as well as smaller neighborhoods of apartments and townhomes.
The historic neighborhood of Brickyard has easy access via bus services and commuter rail services to many different areas in Lynn. Those who enjoy spending time at the beach can enjoy the Lynn and Nahant beaches. There is also a skateboard park for some recreational time and visiting the Lynn Commons is always a great way to spend some time. The historic park has plenty of walkways, fountains, benches and a bandstand. Local neighborhood parks make a great place for kids to play, and there is a Tot Lot on June Lane. Brickyard residents will also find shopping opportunities as well as dining spots available as well.
The Brickyard has a combination of home styles. You will find mature homes of many different styles, from American Four-Square to cottage to Ranch styles. Some of the older Brickyard homes have been renovated and made into multi-family homes. Placed among the older homes are new buildings that have been designed to compliment the area, creating new neighborhoods. Brickyard Village includes these new buildings, some townhomes, some condos, some apartment complexes, some cottage-style units. Each development has beautiful landscaping with areas for passive recreation. When you combine the sense of community, the options of old or new in Brickyard and the many amenities found in Lynn, then this is a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Lynn area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in The Brickyard, Massachusetts, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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