Everett Mills

Location: 15 Union Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

Completion Date: N/A

Client: Everett Mills Real Estate LLC

Size: 750,000 SF

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As one of a chain of cities along the Merrimack River that played a strong role in the nation’s early industrial revolution, Lawrence MA contains a dense stock of hyper-scaled masonry factory buildings. Among the largest of the city’s complexes, Everett Mills dates to the early 1900’s and played a role in the burgeoning textile industry of its time. The main building forms a 6-story, 800-ft long backdrop to the historic downtown district.


RODE was brought on to help form new interventions that will re-establish this building's presence in the city. Thoughtful site planning and re-positioning major entry points enabled new connections into the building's core.