The Diamond District is located in Lynn, Massachusetts. This historic district was established in 1996 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Parts of the area were settled in the 1030s by Europeans, but the oldest structure in the Diamond District is the Daniel Newhall House, built around 1825. The district is mostly residential, however, there are some commercial buildings on Lewis and Broad Streets. After 1840 development grew and the Diamond District became knowns as a summer resort.
The historic Diamond District is full of amazing buildings you can drive by and see. If you are a history lover, you can visit the Lynn Museum. The museum can be found in what was once the former Heritage State Park Visitor Center. You will see collections of furniture, textiles, fine art, photography, a variety of authentic artifacts from the past. All these exhibits combine to tell the story of the area. The museum has recently combined with LynnArts and offers studio space for artists. If you enjoy being outdoors, the Lynn Woods Reservation covers some 2,200 acres. This forest park is one of the largest municipal parks in the U.S. Here you’ll find great areas for walking and various recreational opportunities.
The real estate in the Diamond District has taken advantage of many vacant industrial buildings, turning them into beautiful lofts. Many of the historic homes are being restored, and plans are in the works to construct large-scale luxury housing near the waterfront. Some of the Diamond District’s surviving historical homes are Federal-style architecture, but you will also find some Greek Revival homes. Mid to late 1800s architectural styles are dominant. In addition to Colonial Revival, you’ll find Queen Anne, Italianate, and Second Empire in the Diamond District. There are also some American Shingle Style homes as well. When you consider the historical influence, the great amenities found in Lynn, as well as nearby Boston, 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 Diamond District, Massachusetts, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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