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The Town & the City: Lowell before and after The Civil War

Originally created to be a digital archive for Lowell documents from 1826 to 1861, this website has grown to cover many periods and events in Lowell's history.

Tyler Street

Tyler Street. doesn't exist anymore. It ran between Central and Lawrence Streets. Parallel to, and in between, Church and Charles Streets.

The street and its houses were demolished to make way for the Central Plaza .

Here is Tyler Street on an 1840 map of Lowell.

This is Tyler Street on an 1936 map of Lowell.

This is Central Plaza and surrounding area in 1962. The building is still there,but the stores have changed.

These are 2 pages from the book Ethncity in Lowell describing the Central Plaza Project.



Obituary for Mary A. Hollings. Lowell Sun, October 4, 1943



Lowell Sun, April 19, 1944


This article says 39 Tyler Street, not 69 Tyler Street, which the other articles say.



Deed recorded in 1927. Sara E Dudley who became the owner in 1904. Frank T. Dudley was presumably her heir.

I haven’t been able to find how he disposed of the property.