Defined by its distinctive canals and historic architecture
Downtown Lowell offers an authentic, urban experience. Rooted in its rich industrial history and unique location on the banks of the Merrimack River, downtown has evolved into a crossroads of commerce and creativity. With a strong business community and diverse residents, downtown is alive and full of energy. Downtown is home to diverse eateries, unique retail and professional services along with distinctive residential spaces. Many mill buildings have been preserved and renovated into beautiful lofts and versatile office space, blending in seamlessly with new construction. A destination for world-class events, nightlife and the arts, downtown is a great place to live, work or visit.