Peabody turns smokestack into park

The A.C. Lawrence leather works was built in 1894. (Photo Courtesy of the Peabody Historical Society)
PEABODY — Workers are slowly dismantling the former A.C. Lawrence factory smokestack with plans to save 10 feet of the 225-foot structure for preservation as a historical park.  A long-time local landmark located off Crowninshield Street, the stack towers over the factory site where The Tannery apartments are located. Tannery owner WinnCompanies, which purchased the…

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