A view of the Lynn Lights installation.
A view of the Lynn Lights installation. (Isaac Davila Photography)

HUBWeek recognizes impact of Lynn’s Beyond Walls

LYNN — The project that brightened up the city's downtown underpasses made an impact beyond the North Shore.

Lynn Lights, a Beyond Walls project displayed along the underpasses at Central Square, Washington Street, and Market Street, took home HUBWeek's Impactful Public Art Award on Monday night. In its initial nomination, HUBWeek — an innovative art showcase founded by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT, and Massachusetts General Hospital — recognized the project for creating a "visually compelling field of dynamic and color-changing full spectrum lighting that not only delights the eye, but contributes to pedestrian safety."

"Almost all the groups nominated are Boston-based, since HUBWeek is a Boston-based organization," said Al Wilson, Beyond Walls founder and CEO. "We were the outlier of the group, bringing in something from outside o…

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