Posts Tagged “Lowell National Historical Park”

Gathering the Lowell Honey: Excerpt from ‘Mill Power’

The following is an excerpt from Mill Power: The Origin and Impact of Lowell National Historical Park, my book just published last week by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. This passage is the conclusion of Chapter Five, “The Economics of Heritage,” which spells out the economic benefits that have been derived…

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‘The Mills Weren’t Made of Marble’: Lead Editorial, NYTimes, Labor Day, 1992

Since the mid-1970s, Lowell has been the subject of many regional, national, and global media reports (newspaper, magazine, radio, TV, and web) because of its distinctive national park and award-winning urban revitalization rooted in the preservation and celebration of its industrial, architectural, natural, and cultural heritage. The late Dr. Patrick…

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Preservation & Heritage Awards, 2014

Lowell National Historical Park News Release 2014 Excellence Awards Recognition For Community Contributors “During National Preservation Month, Lowell National Historical Park and the Lowell Heritage Partnership celebrate community efforts in the realms of historic preservation, cultural heritage, and volunteerism.  Recognition of these accomplishments will occur at the kick-off of Doors Open…

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R & D Hub

In all the good words spread around last Thursday at the announcement of the forthcoming UMass Lowell Innovation Hub in the 110 Canal St. building, formerly Freudenberg Nonwovens, this  statement by Mayor Rodney Elliot resonated strongly for me because it had a familiar theme: “The location of UMass Lowell’s Innovation…

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