Event Details

The Beyond Walls Underpass Lighting Project is almost complete. Join us to ceremonially light it up!

On Wednesday, June 27th, we will flip the switch on the MBTA Underpasses in Central Square and on Washington and Market Streets.

We will congregate in Central Square at 8PM for remarks, thank yous, and then the big reveal! Get your popcorn ready, Lynn. It’s about to get BRIGHT!

Also on display will be the fully lit vintage neon art collection (donated and refurbished by Dave Waller of Brickyard VFX). These can be seen all around downtown.

Parking: Downtown Street Parking is available. The MBTA Garage at 325 Broad Street is a short walk from Central Square.

About the Underpass Lighting Project: The Underpass Lighting Project is one of four inaugural projects enacted by Beyond Walls in 2017/2018. It was completed through immense partnerships and significant financial and in-kind support.

Partners and Supporters for the Underpass Lighting and Neon Project include: Barr Foundation; Brickyard VFX; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 103; Lam Partners; MassDevelopment; MBTA; Payette Associates; Philips Color Kinetics; Port Lighting Systems; The Office of Community Development & Mayor Thomas M. McGee